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Description - A History of Laos by Martin Stuart-Fox

This authoritative and wide-ranging history focuses on the period from the founding of modern Laos as a French colony to its independence, involvement in the war in Vietnam, the formation of the communist republic, and the present authoritarian government. The author shows how the nationalist struggle for independence and unity was subverted by foreign intervention, and how the country has now resumed its traditional role as a neutral state in Southeast Asia. This book provides essential background on modern Laos and the challenges it now faces.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521597463
ISBN-10: 0521597463
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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