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Franco-Siamese War, 1893


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    • Siamese-French War, 1893
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    • found: Work cat.: Narongwichit (Lư̄an), Phra. Čhotmāihēt Rō̜. Sō̜. 112, 2011(a chronology of the Franco-Siamese War of 1893)
    • found: OCLC, Sept. 14, 2017(The Siamese neutral zone : Anglo-French imperial competition in Southeast Asia and the Franco-Siamese War of 1893)
    • found: World heritage encyclopedia, via worldlibrary.org, viewed Sept. 14, 2017(The Franco-Siamese War of 1893 was a conflict between the French Third Republic and the Kingdom of Siam. Auguste Pavie, French vice consul in Luang Prabang in 1886, was the chief agent in furthering French interests in Laos. His intrigues, which took advantage of Siamese weakness in the region and periodic invasions by Vietnamese rebels from Tonkin, increased tensions between Bangkok and Paris. Following the conflict, the Siamese agreed to cede Laos to France, an act that led to the significant expansion of French Indochina)
    • found: Gunboat diplomacy: Franco-Siamese War of 1893, via The Dawlish chronicles website, viewed Sept. 14, 2017(The French presence in Indo-China, which by the early 1890s extended over modern Vietnam and holding of Cambodia as a protectorate, inevitably brought about confrontation with the Kingdom of Siam - now Thailand. ... Siam's eastern and western frontiers had been poorly defined, lying as they often did, in remote and difficult terrain. In due course the frontier with the British possessions of Burma was settled amicably but the problem proved more intractable on the eastern frontier with French Indo-China. The concern reached crisis proportions in 1893 over control of Laos - where the French already had commercial interests)
    • found: The Wanganui herald, Aug. 30, 1893, via National Library of New Zealand Papers past website, Sept. 14, 2017:p. 3 (The Siamese-French War)
    • found: Darlington, S.M. The ordination of a tree, 2012:p. 252 (the Siamese-French war of 1893)
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