Where China Meets Southeast Asia: Social & Cultural Change in the Border Regions
Grant Evans, Christopher Hutton, Khun Eng Kuah
ISEAS, 2000 - Asia, Southeastern - 346 pages
This book provides readers with the first survey of social conditions since the opening of the borders between China and mainland Southeast Asia in the early 1990s. There have been radical changes in the economic policies of the various states involved, in particular, China, Vietnam, and Laos. Each chapter provides a close-up survey of a particular area and problem, but cumulatively they provide an invaluable general picture of social and cultural change in the border regions where China mee...
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