THE MEKONG RIVER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT: SOME GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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Contents The physical setting and economic pattern the Indochinese Peninsula, the Mekong River, the economy of the countries of the lower Mekong River basin The Mekong River development project the evolution status, and scope of the project The cultural history of the riparian states the prehistoric period, the first Chinese penetration, the early Indianized kingdoms, the development of the present states Retrospect and prospect the legacies of the past, the European colonial interlude, World War II, prelude to the Indochina War, the contemporary scene, an assessment of the Mekong project.
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Humanities and History