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North Vietnam and the Pathet Lao

Partners in the Struggle for Laos

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ISBN 9780674493278

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

262 pages

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  • Abbreviations
    • 1. Introduction
  • I. The Past
    • 2. The Setting of the Lao Revolutionary Movement
    • 3. The Growth of the Lao Revolutionary Movement and the Vietnamese Role
    • 4. The Drive for Independence: The Viet Minh and the Pathet Lao, 1949–1954
    • 5. North Vietnam and the Lao Communists’ Bid for Power, 1954–1962
  • II. The Present
    • 6. The Context of the Current Struggle
    • 7. North Vietnamese Advice and Support
    • 8. The North Vietnamese Military Adviser in Laos: A First-Hand Account
    • 9. The North Vietnamese Military Presence
    • 10. The Relationship, Public and Secret
    • 11. An Assessment
  • Appendixes
    • A. Selective List of Persons Interviewed or Consulted
    • B. The Lao Communist Movement—A Basic Chronology
    • C. Partial List of Participants in the First Resistance Congress of Laos (August 13, 1950)
    • D. North Vietnamese Prisoners and Defectors in Laos Prior to the 1962 Geneva Conference
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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