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Britain and the neutralisation of Laos

Britain and the neutralisation of Laos

Author: Nicholas Tarling
Publisher: Singapore : NUS Press, cop. 2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Geneva conference on Laos of 1961-1962, which Britain helped initiate and bring to a conclusion, throws light on Britain's policy in Southeast Asia during what in some sense may be seen as the last of the decades in which its influence was crucial. This book is the first to make full use of the British archives to explore the conference, but it also bears on the history of Laos, of Vietnam, and of Southeast Asia  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Tarling
ISBN: 9789971695866 9971695863
OCLC Number: 806322261
Description: 1 online resource (1 online resource (xiii, 516 p.) : )
Contents: List of abbreviations --
Preface --
Introduction --
The return of the control commission --
The agreement on a conference --
The co-chairmen's message --
The opening of the Geneva Conference --
The Zurich Agreement --
The future role of the co-chairmen --
The princes' meeting in Geneva --
The involvement of the Thais --
The conclusion of the negotiations --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Nicholas Tarling.


Focuses on the Geneva conference on Laos of 1961-2, which Britain played a role in bringing about and bringing to a conclusion. It throws light on Britain's policy in Southeast Asia in what in some  Read more...


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