Among the Tribes of Southern Vietnam and Laos
By Captain P. Cupet - Wild Tribes and French Politics on the Siamese Border (1891)
This book reports a chapter of Franco-Siamese politics played out in 1890?91 among the independent tribes inhabiting the crossroads between French Southern Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Since various semi-independent states in present-day Southern Laos and Cambodia were under the sovereignty of, and paid tribute to, the King of Siam, Siamese military units were once again confronting the dominant colonial power, France, at the borders. The author, Captain P. Cupet, was a member of the famous Pavie Mission and studied the politics as well as the ethnography and anthropology of the tribes for years.
Size 150 x 210 mm