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I. The Fabric of History

II. The Hegemonic Crisis of the City of Angels

III. The Realignment of the Lao as their power disintegrates

IV. Many Provocations and Anou's response

V. The Opening phases of the 1827 campaign

VI. The Military phase of the 1827 campaign

VII. Maps of LanXang

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Welcome to the fascinating book on Chao Anou by two prominent Lao scholars: Mayoury Ngaosyvathn and Pheuiphanh Ngaosyvathn!


Paths to Conflagration: Fifty Years of Diplomacy and Warfare in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, 1778 to 1828


From the introduction of the book,

it says

'our avowed ambition is even greater,

for it aims to restore through to the

Lao people,rendered amnesic by the

shock therapy forced upon them by

the victor of the day, a part of their

roots and a piece of their lost history.'

 

...

 

Chao Anou's full name was

"Phrachao Anuruttharat, Phrachao

Lan Xang Hom Khao Vientiane."

In Lao and Thai political culture,

everything begins with Chao Anou

and all refers back to Chao Anou.

Let us go backward and forward

to Anou.

 


 


 



 

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