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JW3 Rivers Course 17 March

The Mekong

  • A very international river - Introduction

  • Oc Eo: Early medieval civilisation in Mekong delta

  • Medieval Khmer Empire in Cambodia

  • French Indo China: Laos, Cambodia, & Vietnam

  • Vietnam War 1955-75

  • The horror of The Cambodian Genocide 1975=99



There are lots of individual histories on, for example, French Colonialism, Vietnam War, and The Khmer Rouge

BUT as we are focussed on the river I will give one book on the river and its history:

The Mekong by Milton Osborne

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