Prince Phetsarath (1890–1959): Nationalism and Royalty in the Making of Modern Laos

  title={Prince Phetsarath (1890–1959): Nationalism and Royalty in the Making of Modern Laos},
  author={S. Ivarsson and Christopher E. Goscha},
  journal={Journal of Southeast Asian Studies},
  pages={55 - 81}
A biography of Prince Phetsarath highlights how a specific idea about Laos and its culture was formed under French colonial rule and nurtured under the Japanese occupation and its aftermath. During these periods, Phetsarath's understanding of Lao cultural nationalism was transformed into a political and anticolonial nationalism. While ultimately a study of failure, Phetsarath's activities show that anticolonial nationalism did not always have to be linked to Communist movements to be… Expand
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Un épisode oublié de l'histoire du Laos: Le complot de Chinaimo (1954-55) (Paris: Centre d'Histoire et Civilisations de la Péninsule Indochine
  • 1986
Ambassadeur de France au Laos, à Son Excellence M Christian Pineau
  • Ministre des Affaires Étrangères
  • 1944
/ARL, daté du 15 août 1950, Assemblée Nationale Résistance Lao à Altesse Phetsarath, par les soins du représentant de la RDVN à Bangkok
    CAOM, HCI, box 161, file Laos, Phetsarath. For Pignon's initiative see Gentil
      Instructions pour Monsieur Michaudel, très secret, Hanoi, 12.8.1947', CAOM, HCI, box 163
        Note pour M. le Haut Commissaire
          Note pour le HC
          • CAOM, HCI, box 163, file Phetsarath
          Phetsarath's instructions are in intercepted document 'Lettre adressée par Tiao Phetsarath à Thao Khamtai
            Président du Conseil [Souphanouvong] à Son Altesse le Prince Phetsarath, Chef de l'État du Pathet Lao
            • SHAT, box 10H550
            The promise to the King is in 'Indochine: activités laotiennes
            • Remous du Mékong (Paris: Charles-Lavauzelle et Co, 1950)