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Sport and the Theatrics of Power in a Postcolonial State: The National Games of 1960s Laos

Creak, Simon

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The National Games of 1961 and 1964 transformed the theatrics of state power in postcolonial Laos. While using modern sporting spectacle to promote national unity and progress in a context of Cold War division, the games were also embedded in an existing

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38609
Source: Asian Studies Review
DOI: 10.1080/10357821003802011

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