The Mekong: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future

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Allen & Unwin, 2001 - Indochina - 295 pages
The Mekong is one of the world's great rivers, and by far the largest in Southeast Asia. Flowing through or beside no less than six countries - China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam - the Mekong River has a rich and often turbulent history. This is a guide for the traveller - real or armchair - and anyone interested in the history of this fascinating region.

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Milton Osborne is an internationally recognised authority on the history and politics of Southeast Asia, and in particular the countries of Indochina. He is the author of seven books on the history and politics in Southeast Asia, and is now a fulltime author and consultant on Asian issues, presenting seminars and lectures to academic and professional bodies throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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