Last edited by Yozshugar
Monday, July 27, 2020 | History

2 edition of History of Laos. found in the catalog.

History of Laos.

Maha Sila Viravong

History of Laos.

by Maha Sila Viravong

  • 93 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

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

    Subjects:
  • Laos -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesJPRS (NY)-712
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 . ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22918558M

    Short History of Laos, Grant Evans Short History of Malaysia, Virginia Matheson Hooker Series Editor Milton Osborne has had an association with the Asian region for over 40 years as an academic, public servant and independent writer. He is the author of many books on Asian topics, including Southeast Asia: An introductory history, first.   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 - .

    Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available History of Laos: (including the History of Lannathai, Chiengmai). Manich Jumsai (M.L.) Chelermit, - Laos - pages. 0 Reviews. comprehensive history of the Lao nation, entitled Phongsawadan Lao (“History of Laos”), written by Maha Sila Viravong ({ r w–). The book covers the whole period from the mythical orgins of the Lao to the beginning of French colonial rule. Maha Sila, an exceptional traditional scholar and respected by all political camps as a.

    David Chandler, one of the foremost western scholars on Cambodian history—and author of the first study of S, the Khmer Rouge interrogation centre—recommends the best books on Cambodia. National Security Archive.


Share this book
You might also like
Colville Indian Reservation, Wash.

Colville Indian Reservation, Wash.

The glass ceiling and persons with disabilities

The glass ceiling and persons with disabilities

Savor & flavor

Savor & flavor

Strategies for Teaching

Strategies for Teaching

Amerika

Amerika

A compilation of the laws of the state of Pennsylvania, relative to the poor from the year 1700, to 1795, inclusive.

A compilation of the laws of the state of Pennsylvania, relative to the poor from the year 1700, to 1795, inclusive.

Toxic air pollutant/source crosswalk.

Toxic air pollutant/source crosswalk.

Repercussions of three years of oil revolution, inside and outside of the U.S.

Repercussions of three years of oil revolution, inside and outside of the U.S.

New tree frogs of the genus Hyla from the cloud forests of western Guerrero, Mexico

New tree frogs of the genus Hyla from the cloud forests of western Guerrero, Mexico

History of Laos by Maha Sila Viravong Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 country.

However, History of Laos. book would have liked more general background on the country, especially the history that predated European contact. Only the history necessary to explain some modern interactions Cited by: French Foreign Légionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent: North Vietnam –52 (Combat Book 36) Martin Windrow.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ History of Laos. book History of Aid to Laos: Motivations and Impacts A History of Laos Stuart-Fox. out of 5 stars 8. Paperback. $ # 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 followed by a. PARAGON BOOK REPRINT CORPORATION. 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.

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 Laos. Pawattisat lao lai miti (Many Dimensions of Lao History) by Dararat Mettarikanon provides a brief history of Laos from the Lan Xang period onwards.

The “many dimensions” in the title refer to the author’s extensive citation of non-Lao sources, including sources from Vietnam, Thailand and the West. Published by Muang Boran. ISBN:   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 belonging to the LPRP.

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.

Explore our list of Laos - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox. 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. Laos is the new kip which is further divided into att with barter still an established method of exchange in rural communities.

Laos is a communist state with the only legal political party being the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP).

The head of state is President Choummaly Sayasone with the head of. More about this book | Lao edition | English edition | German edition| Japanese edition | French edition. The Countries of ASEAN. Laos is one of ten members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The Countries of ASEAN combines photographs, maps, and text, to tell about each member's history, and culture. A traditional folktale. 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 s: 7.

2 For more details, see my file Working in remote countries within this e-book. 3 Charles A. Stevenson, The end of nowhere: American policy toward Laos sinceBostonp. 29, quoted by Castle, At war in the shadow of Vietnam, p. note 9. 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. History Early History to Independence The Laotians are descendants of Thai tribes that were pushed southward from Yunnan, China, in the 13th cent.

and gradually infiltrated the territory of the Khmer Empire. In the midth cent. a powerful kingdom called Lan Xang was founded in Laos by Fa Ngoun (–73), who is also credited with the.

The traditional Lao literature increasingly became viewed as a relic of the past, children of the Lao elite attended colonial schools where they were taught French language, history and culture, and by the s the works of French novelists such as Balzac and Voltaire had become popular amongst the upper classes of Lao society.

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.

A Short History of Laos: The land in between by Grant Evans. Laos, perhaps the least known country in mainland Southeast Asia, stands at the region's crossroads.

This small 'land in between' is surrounded by China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Burma-countries that, in pre-modern times, provided Lao kings with a field for territorial expansion. 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 agriculture.

Laos suffered the heaviest bombings of any country in history. At the end of the wars, there was an attempt at a coalition government between the communist Pathet Lao and the royal government, but as soon as Saigon fell in Aprilthe Pathet Lao, backed by North Vietnam, took control of Laos with little opposition.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 and presents.

The book is a book of contrasts, with scenes of a joyous reunion, but with the history and emotions of the brutal war years. The book is about Le Ly, a courageous woman who experienced the true horror of the Vietnam War—and survived to tell her unforgettable story.