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History of Laos

Maha Sila Viravong

History of Laos

by Maha Sila Viravong

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Published by U. S. Joint Publications Research Service in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesJPRS (NY)-712
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 .
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26895556M
    OCLC/WorldCa8080385

    Other articles where History of Laos is discussed: Laos: History: This section focuses specifically on the history and development of the area and country now known as Laos. For a discussion of the history of Laos in its broader, regional context, see Southeast Asia, history of.   Half history book and half travelogue this engrossing account relates the author’s travels in Laos in search of the lost royal family – the 60 year old ancient Lao dynasty. Brilliantly written and an enthralling read! (See also ‘Stalking the Elephant Kings’ by the same author.) One Foot In Laos – Dervla Murphy (John Murray ).

      Laos’s Forgotten War maybe because its existence burnishes the myth of European centrality to human history; or maybe because the United States bombed the hell out of Laos for nine years. Book publishing at that time was a rare event in Laos. We worked with young Lao people to improve writing skills, created new ways to make fun books for young readers, and then developed ways to get those books to children in rural villages.

    Backfire: The CIA’s Secret War in Laos and Its Link to the War in Vietnam, by Roger Warner, Simon & Schuster, New York, , $ In January , a secret meeting of three men from different backgrounds took place in Laos near the Plain of : Historynet Staff. You can now order your copy of Secret War in Laos, written by Steven Schofield via the link below on Amazon. Read about the unknown history of the Hmong from the view point of a Vietnam Green Beret combat veteran who spent almost 6 years with USAID as 5/5.


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History of Laos by Maha Sila Viravong Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is bascially a mid-upper division college text on the development of Modern Laos from the 's to the present. A fine book on the recent history of Laos, the author strives to be fair and evenhanded in placing responsibility for the various troubles plaguing the by: Crescent Moon Over Laos is a travel memoir from Mark Boyter’s day trip in Laos innot long after the border was re-opened for foreign visitors.

Boyter taught English and studied meditation in Japan and spent time in Thailand before embarking towards Laos. Throughout the book, Boyter reflects on his life and considers what he wants for the future. Discover the best Laos in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

(Combat Book 36) Martin Windrow. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA A History of Laos Stuart-Fox.

out of 5 stars 8. Paperback. Finding out information about Laos is essential, Laos history book, will also provide you about Laos culture and art, Laos early and recent civilization, Laos government and system, Laos tourism,The original inhabitants of Laos were Austroasiatic peoples, who lived by.

A History of Laos book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This authoritative and wide-ranging history focuses on the period /5. J'PlZS (BY) CSO t ~1][-l Phm Sevadan Lao, Vol 1, Viefrtiene,pp History of the Lao Race Chapter I l+Iuong Xieng Thmr or Souvannaphorn Pathet The ma which constitutes tow the torritow o0 Laos Included, para wo, parts af Burma, IWaya, Thailand, Cmbad3.a and Vietnam.

It was called then Souvannaphm Pethet or Lam Thong or 31uong XiengFile Size: 6MB. This authoritative and wide-ranging history traces events in this little-known country from ancient monarchy, through its establishment as a French colony, to independence inthe People's Democratic Republic, and the present one-party authoritarianism.

The book highlights Laos' complex and shifting political alliances. The struggle for independence from France was. Read more about this on Questia. Laos (lä´ōs), officially Lao People's Democratic Republic, republic ( est.

pop. 6,), 91, sq mi (, sq km), SE Asia.A landlocked nation, Laos is bordered by China on the north, by Vietnam on the east, by Cambodia on the south, and by Thailand and Myanmar on the west.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Viravong, Maha Sila. History of Laos. New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp., (OCoLC) The first modern humans (Homo sapiens) arrived in Southeast Asia aro years ago.

A Neolithic culture evolved about BC, and hunter-gatherers spread throughout the region, including Laos. These people were the ancestors of the present-day upland minorities, collectively known as the Lao Thoeng (Upland Lao), the largest group of which are the Khamu of northern.

History of Laos’ secret war – and the way it transformed the CIA – reveals a sobering legacy Kurlantzick’s book focuses on the characters at the heart of the war – individuals such Author: Kit Gillet. Finding out information about Laos is essential, Laos history book, will also provide you about Laos culture and art, Laos early and recent civilization, Laos government and system, Laos tourism, The original inhabitants of Laos were Austroasiatic peoples, who lived by hunting and gathering before the advent of : Henry Albinson.

A short history of Laos: the land in between. Bibliography. Includes index. ISBN 1 9. Laos—History. Laos—Politics and government. Laos—Economic conditions.

Title. (Series: Short histories of Asia). Set in 11/14 pt Goudy by Midland Typesetters, Maryborough, Victoria Printed by South Wind Production, Singapore File Size: 3MB. This comprehensive and vivid history of Laos is an ideal introduction for tourists, business travelers, and students.

Informative and portable, it chronicles the history of Laos from ancient times, when the dynastic states of the region waxed and waned, to the turmoil of the Vietnam War and independence from France.

This guide investigates these key events under a new light. History of Laos. Long before the Cold War, Laos had a history of interference from its Ngum founded the first recorded Lao state of Author: Jessica Pearce Rotondi.

Laos has a single-party communist government, in which the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) is the only legal political party. An eleven-member Politburo and a member Central Committee make all laws and policies for the country.

Sincethese policies have been rubber-stamped by an elected National Assembly, now boasting members, all Author: Kallie Szczepanski. Laos, landlocked country of northeast-central mainland Southeast Asia.

It consists of an irregularly round portion in the north that narrows into a peninsula-like region stretching to the southeast. Overall, the country extends about miles (1, km) from northwest to southeast. The capital is Vientiane. In this history of Laos, the smallest of the former countries and territories once part of French Indochina, the author "shows that complex and shifting political alliances, in which Laos was often a pawn in a broader strategic game, have been a recurring theme in its history."--Cover.

A chronology of key events in the history of Laos. - Vientiane ceasefire agreement divides Laos between the communists and the royalists. Communist take-over. - The Pathet Lao - renamed. This section need to be updated in its English version.

Indeed, if you have good references, do not hesitate to share. Send an email on the. A Short History of Laos is an ideal introduction to Laos for travellers, businesspeople and students.

For those familiar with Lao history, Evans investigates key events in new ways and presents serious challenges to conventional views about Laos' intriguing history.East Asia/Southeast Asia:: Laos. All Capital Places.

Located at a central crossroads in the capital city of Vientiane, Patouxai means "victory gate" in the Lao language. Built in to honor those who died in previous wars, many locals refer to it as Anousavali, meaning simply "the monument." Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of.Improved history section in the 5th edition.

Most information changes too fast for the book (for any book) to keep the pace. pages () 5th edition; Lonely Planet Publications; ISBN: Reise Know-How on Laos (German book) Better reading about the history and poltics than older Lonely Planet Guide.