Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Mya Than & Joseph L.H. Tan.|
|Contributions||Mya Than., Tan, Loong-Hoe.|
|LC Classifications||HC443 .L365 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 319 p. :|
|Number of Pages||319|
|ISBN 10||0312173105, 9813055111, 981305512X|
|LC Control Number||96049102|
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Mark Boyters Crescent Moon Over Laos is a true account travel narrative of an day journey in Laos, just months after the country had been re-opened to Western travel Crescent Moon Over Laos starts with a solitary question, and the search for answers to this and other questions both personal and universal defines this journey of discovery/5. Discover the best Laos Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Discover the best Laos in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. LAOS' DILEMMAS AND OPTIONS: The Challenge of Economic Transition in the s. Edited by Mya Than, andJoseph L. H Tan. New York: St. Martin's Press. xiv, pp. (Tables, figures.) US$, cloth. ISBN EVERY NEW BOOK ON LAOS is welcome because there are so few available.
Book publishing at that time was a rare event in Laos. We worked with young Lao people to improve writing skills, created new ways to make fun books for young readers, and then developed ways to get those books to children in rural villages. Laos is a landlocked country steeped in nature, food, history, and Buddhism. Laos is wrapped in a mountainous landscape, making it one of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Asia, even if it lacks the beaches of other countries. Adventure travel is big here. You can go zip-lining, kayaking, hiking, and cave tubing all in one day. Laos' Dilemmas and Options: The Challenge of Economic Transition in the s, edited by Mya Than and Joseph L. H. Tan. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, New York: St. Martin's Press, xiv + $, cloth. This book is one in the Country Series of the Indochina Programme (ICP), formed in late by the Institute of. AirOperations Thestoryofthe realAirAmerica ABumRap Theconnection amongAirAmerica, the CIA, and the drugtrade in Laos lingers in the public mind. Thefilm, according to the credits, wasbasedon Christopher Robbins™s bookabout the airline, first published in underthe title AirAmerica.2 AlthoughRobbinslater claimed that the moviedistorted his book,3 it closely .