10 edition of A short history of Laos found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-240) and index.
|Series||Short history of Asia series|
|LC Classifications||DS555.5 .E93 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 251 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||251|
|LC Control Number||2003269528|
France’s grasp on Laos first slipped in , when the Japanese occupied Laos in the closing days of World War atomic bombs fell on Japan, Laos declared its independence under the short 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. Since , these policies have been rubber-stamped by an elected National Assembly, now boasting members, all Author: Kallie Szczepanski.
A Short History of Laos is an ideal introduction to Laos for travellers, businesspeople, diplomats, 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. About the Author. Click on any book below for more information and sample pages. Some notes and explanations are at the bottom of this list. 15 Steps Toward a Better Life Fifteen simple steps to improve health and family life, such as getting enough vitamin A and .
The book is an insight to the majority of Lao history. It is perhaps a little over-academic though which tends to complicate the read. Whilst geared to be factual rather than develop any personality of its own, it's worth a read as the author quotes some personal accounts from key people and uses many references throughout/5(6). For viewing in Netscape Browser, go to menu bar "View", then select "Character Set" and click "User Defined.".
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The begining of the book covers early Laos history, middle part the French colonization, remainder the politics from French colonial period through the Vietnam war till about 10 years ago. Read more 3 people found this helpful/5(4).
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.
country's by: The book is mainly a summary and reaction to other historical analyses of Laos. The first section on the early kingdoms is a bit hard to follow, but generally the book is good and clear.
It's a bit old now, with the last section on prospective plans being a bit out of date but as a primer for the history of this often overlooked country I would /5. 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.
A Short History of Laos is an ideal introduction to Laos for A short history of Laos book, 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.
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 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 Brand: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited.
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.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. A Short History Of Laos. 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. This book is an impressive political, social, cultural and economic history.
It will be essential for anyone wanting to understand Laos as it joins ASEAN, faces great economic challenges and struggles to maintain its cultural identity.
Category: History A Short History Of South East Asia. 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. 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. Get this from a library. A short history of Laos: the land in between. [Grant Evans] -- Chronicles the history of Laos, discussing such topics as its early kingdoms, French rule, the Royal Lao Government, and the impact of the Vietnam War.
A Short History of Laos – Grant Evans Allen & Unwin | | PDF, EPUB 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 people of Laos have a rich literary tradition dating back at least six hundred years, with the oral and storytelling traditions of its peoples dating back much earlier.
Lao literature refers to the written productions of Laotian peoples, its émigrés, and to Lao-language works. In Laos today there are over forty-seven recognized ethnic groups, with the Lao Loum comprising the. Read this book on Questia. Laos stands at the crossroads of mainland Southeast Asia.
Surrounded by China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Burma, this small country has been both a bridge and buffer between neighbours who, in glory days, provided a. A Short History of Laos: The Land in Between Grant Evans, Milton Osborne A well written account how it all happened and how and why Laos was.
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 : Allen & Unwin.
A Short History of Laos: The Land in Between By Grant Evans Allen & Unwin, Read preview Overview Laos Its People, Its Society, Its Culture By Frank M.
Lao Short Stories Cover Photograph: the mural at Wat Luan, Luang Prabang Laos PDR by Waralan Bunyyasurat Designed by T. Jittidejarak The stories from this web site are the parts of the book of Mother's Beloved by Outhine Bounyavong, English Version edited by by Bounheng Inversin and Daniel Duffy.
I've read a number of Grant's books. This is definitely a good all-around history primer for Laos. It really does cover quite a bit so I find it funny the author calls it “a short history”. It covers historical periods in short pieces while some parts are more lengthier than others.
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