HMONG ABC

Lao Peasants Under Socialism

Hardcover, 268 pages, 6x9, English
by Grant Evans
ISBN: 0-300-04598-0

In this book Grant Evans focuses on Laos to analyze peasant response to agricultural collectivization. Evans challenges fundamental assumptions held by communist governments and many Marxist anthropologists about human nature and peasant societies. He also provides the first major study of rural Laos since the communists came to power there in 1975.