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Laos: From Buffer State to Crossroads?

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Can Laos-with its small, scattered, ethnically diverse population, enchanting but rugged landscapes, and rich natural resources-emerge from the shadows of its more powerful neighbors? It has been carved up by colonial powers in the nineteenth century and dragged into devastating revolution and war in the twentieth. The authors provide a full, frank, and engaging survey of ...more
Paperback, 215 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Mekong Press
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Mar 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
A very good book to know the general information and history of Laos society. This book is not for the tourists who are head to Laos but it contains very essential knowledge for the people who wish to conduct some business projects (or investments) there. Since the book is published in 2006, some illustration especially some data listed are behind the times.But it is still worth to have a read.
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