The Resource Laos : a country study, edited by Andrea Matles Savada

Laos : a country study, edited by Andrea Matles Savada

Label
Laos : a country study
Title
Laos
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrea Matles Savada
Title variation
Country studies, Laos
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS555.3
LC item number
.L34 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Savada, Andrea Matles
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Laos
Target audience
specialized
Label
Laos : a country study, edited by Andrea Matles Savada
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early history. Power centers in the Middle Mekong Valley ; Mongol influence ; The founding of Lan Xang ; The division of Lan Xang -- Developments in the nineteenth century. The hold of Siam ; The eviction of Siam ; Laos under the French -- World War II and after. The French protectorate and direct administration ; Nationalist stirrings ; Events in 1945 ; The Lao Issara government ; A confusing situation -- The coming of independence. The kingdom of Laos ; The Pathet Lao -- Toward neutrality: the first coalition. Initial difficulties ; Renewed negotiations ; A fragile unity ; The 1958 elections ; North Vietnamese invasion ; The army enters politics -- The attempt to restore neutrality. A deepening split ; The Battle of Vientiane -- International pressure and the advent of the second coalition. Expansion of Pathet Lao influence ; Protracted diplomacy ; Renewed strains ; The "Secret War" -- The third coalition and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. The Vientiane agreement ; The origins of the prisoner of war/missing in action question ; Formation of the third coalition ; The Communist seizure of power ; Establishment of the Lao People's Democratic Republic ; "Seminar camps" and the death of king Savang Vatthana ; Postwar relations with the United States ; Developments in the Lao People's Democratic Republic -- The physical environment. Topography ; Climate ; Transportation routes ; Natural resources -- Population. Ethnic diversity ; The refugee population ; Rural-urban distribution -- Rural life. Lowland Lao society ; Midland Lao society ; Upland Lao society ; The pattern of rural life -- Urban society -- Religion. Buddhism ; Animism -- Education. Education prior to the Lao People's Democratic Republic ; Education since 1975 -- Health and welfare. Public health ; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome ; Health infrastructure ; Social welfare -- Future trends -- Agriculture and forestry. Agriculture in the economic system ; Crops and farming systems ; Fishing ; Agricultural policy ; Environmental problems and policy -- Industry and services. Industrial output and employment ; Services ; Industrial policy -- Transportation and telecommunications. Roads ; Motor vehicles ; Inland waterways ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications -- Public finance. The budget deficit ; Government revenue ; Government expenditure ; Policy -- The financial sector. The banking system ; Money and prices ; Money supply and inflation -- The balance of payments. The foreign exchange rate ; Foreign trade ; Direct foreign investment ; Foreign aid ; External debt -- Prospects for growth -- The Lao People's Revolutionary Party. Origins of the party ; Party structure ; Semisecrecy of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party ; Ideology of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party ; Leadership -- The constitution. Development of the constitution ; Highlights of the constitution -- Government structure. Bureaucratic culture ; Executive ; Legislature ; Judiciary -- Challenges to the regime. Human rights ; Insurgents ; Refugees ; Political opposition -- Mass media -- Basic goals ; Bureaucratic complications ; Economic factors ; Bilateral relations -- The armed forces. Historical background ; Structure and administration of the armed forces ; Manpower and conditions of service ; The defense budget -- Threats to national security. Internal threats and resistance movements ; Foreign military presence ; The confrontational relationship with Thailand ; Relations with the United States -- National police and paramilitary forces -- The criminal justice system. Civil liberties and human rights ; Detention centers -- Narcotics and counternarcotics issues
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition
Extent
1 online resource (xliii, 366 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Laos : a country study, edited by Andrea Matles Savada
Publication
Distribution
Note
©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early history. Power centers in the Middle Mekong Valley ; Mongol influence ; The founding of Lan Xang ; The division of Lan Xang -- Developments in the nineteenth century. The hold of Siam ; The eviction of Siam ; Laos under the French -- World War II and after. The French protectorate and direct administration ; Nationalist stirrings ; Events in 1945 ; The Lao Issara government ; A confusing situation -- The coming of independence. The kingdom of Laos ; The Pathet Lao -- Toward neutrality: the first coalition. Initial difficulties ; Renewed negotiations ; A fragile unity ; The 1958 elections ; North Vietnamese invasion ; The army enters politics -- The attempt to restore neutrality. A deepening split ; The Battle of Vientiane -- International pressure and the advent of the second coalition. Expansion of Pathet Lao influence ; Protracted diplomacy ; Renewed strains ; The "Secret War" -- The third coalition and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. The Vientiane agreement ; The origins of the prisoner of war/missing in action question ; Formation of the third coalition ; The Communist seizure of power ; Establishment of the Lao People's Democratic Republic ; "Seminar camps" and the death of king Savang Vatthana ; Postwar relations with the United States ; Developments in the Lao People's Democratic Republic -- The physical environment. Topography ; Climate ; Transportation routes ; Natural resources -- Population. Ethnic diversity ; The refugee population ; Rural-urban distribution -- Rural life. Lowland Lao society ; Midland Lao society ; Upland Lao society ; The pattern of rural life -- Urban society -- Religion. Buddhism ; Animism -- Education. Education prior to the Lao People's Democratic Republic ; Education since 1975 -- Health and welfare. Public health ; Acquired immune deficiency syndrome ; Health infrastructure ; Social welfare -- Future trends -- Agriculture and forestry. Agriculture in the economic system ; Crops and farming systems ; Fishing ; Agricultural policy ; Environmental problems and policy -- Industry and services. Industrial output and employment ; Services ; Industrial policy -- Transportation and telecommunications. Roads ; Motor vehicles ; Inland waterways ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications -- Public finance. The budget deficit ; Government revenue ; Government expenditure ; Policy -- The financial sector. The banking system ; Money and prices ; Money supply and inflation -- The balance of payments. The foreign exchange rate ; Foreign trade ; Direct foreign investment ; Foreign aid ; External debt -- Prospects for growth -- The Lao People's Revolutionary Party. Origins of the party ; Party structure ; Semisecrecy of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party ; Ideology of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party ; Leadership -- The constitution. Development of the constitution ; Highlights of the constitution -- Government structure. Bureaucratic culture ; Executive ; Legislature ; Judiciary -- Challenges to the regime. Human rights ; Insurgents ; Refugees ; Political opposition -- Mass media -- Basic goals ; Bureaucratic complications ; Economic factors ; Bilateral relations -- The armed forces. Historical background ; Structure and administration of the armed forces ; Manpower and conditions of service ; The defense budget -- Threats to national security. Internal threats and resistance movements ; Foreign military presence ; The confrontational relationship with Thailand ; Relations with the United States -- National police and paramilitary forces -- The criminal justice system. Civil liberties and human rights ; Detention centers -- Narcotics and counternarcotics issues
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition
Extent
1 online resource (xliii, 366 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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