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The 1901-1902 "Holy Man's" Rebellion

  title={The 1901-1902 "Holy Man's" Rebellion},
  author={John B. Murdoch},
Article on the scholarship and history of the “Holy Man’s” Rebellion in Northern Thailand, Southern Laos, and parts of Vietnam from 1901 to 1902. 

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