(Lao People’s Democratic Republic)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. The Lao People’s Democratic Republic was founded on 2 Dec. 1975. Until that date Laos was a Kingdom, once called Lanxang (the land of a million elephants).


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Further Reading

  1. Cordell, H., Laos. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1990Google Scholar
  2. Stuart-Cox, M., Contemporary Laos. Univ. of Queensland Press, 1983.Google Scholar
  3. Laos: Politics, Economies and Society. London,1986Google Scholar
  4. Zasloff, J. J., The Pathet Lao: Leadership and Organization. Lexington, Toronto and London. 1973Google Scholar
  5. — and Unger, L. (eds.) Laos: Beyond the Revolution. London, 1991Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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