Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The DEMONSTRA Recommended Reading List

While we're putting the finishing touches on DEMONSTRA, here is a list of some of the books that served as references for many of the poems featured in the book.  They may prove useful for you in your own research on Lao history, culture, customs and beliefs:

Bounyavong, Outhine, Mother’s Beloved: Stories from Laos (Phaeng Mae), University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington, 1999.

Conboy, Kenneth, with James Morrison, Shadow War: The CIA’s Secret War In Laos, Paladin Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1995.  

Cummings, Joe, Lonely Planet: Laos, 3rd ed. Lonely Planet Publications, Victoria, Australia, 1998.

Davidson, Alan, Fish and Fish Dishes of Laos, Prospect Books, Devon, England, 2003.

Deydier, Henri, Lokapâla, génies, totems et sorciers du Nord Laos, Plon, Paris, France, 1954.

Dooley, Thomas A., The Night They Burned the Mountain, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY, 1960.

Fadiman, Anne, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY, 1998.

Johnson, Charles, and Se Yang, Dab Neeg Hmoob: Myths, Legends And Folk Tales From The Hmong of Laos, 2nd ed. Linguistics Department, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1992.

Kislenko, Arne, Culture and Customs of Laos, Greenwood, Westport, Connecticut, 2009.

Lewis, Paul and Elaine, Peoples of the Golden Triangle, Thames and Hudson, London, England, 1984.

Mixay, Somsanouk, Treasures of Lao Literature Vientiane Times Publications, Vientiane, Laos, 2000.

Ngaosrivathana, Mayoury & Pheuiphanh, The Enduring Sacred Landscape of the Naga, Mekong Press, Chiangmai, Thailand, 2009.

Robbins, Christopher, The Ravens, Crown Publishers Inc., New York, NY, 1987.

Sing, Phia, Traditional Recipes of Laos, Prospect Books, Devon, England, 2000.

Stuart-Fox, Martin, A History of Laos, Cambridge University Press, London, England, 1997.

Stuart-Fox, Martin, Naga Cities of the Mekong, Media Masters, Singapore, 2006.

Tossa, Wajuppa, with Kongdeuane Nettavong, Lao Folktales, Libraries Unlimited, Westport, CT, 2008.
Warner, Roger, Backfire: The CIA’s Secret War in Laos and Its Link to the War in Vietnam, (Alternately Shooting at the Moon), Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1995.

Warner, Roger, Out of Laos, Southeast Asia Community Resource Center, Rancho Cordova, CA, 1996.

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