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Keywords: Lai ChâuClose
Journal: Journal of Vietnamese Studies
Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2011) 6 (2): 42–67.
Published: 01 June 2011
... colonizer to renew the autonomy of the muäng, or Tai polities. Among principal Tai clans, the Đèo of Lai Châu exemplified political resilience: pursuing their own prerogatives (until 1954) by exploiting the French administrative framework. These hereditary leaders, employed as colonial scholar-officials and...