In Laos and Siam. MARTHE BASSENNE.

In Laos and Siam.

Bangkok. White Lotus. 1995. Stock ID #176004

Translated by Walter E.J. Tips. Map, black and white illustrations, xi + 144pp, notes, paperback.

Marthe Bassenne describes her observations and adventures along with her personal impressions and feelings during a trip up the Mekong to Luang-Prabang and back through Siam. This book gives you a glimpse of the French efforts to open up the eagerly fought over hinterland of Tonkin, Annam and Cochinchina and the commercil onslaught of the British and German interests. The beautiful reproductions of the original photographs of the first edition increase the richness of this book.

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