Martin Stuart-Fox

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Martin Stuart-Fox (born 1939) is a retired Australian professor and journalist who writes about the history of Southeast Asia, primarily Laos. In 1963 he was a contributor for the United Press International in Laos. In 1965 he moved to Vietnam and covered the war before leaving for France in 1966.[1] After the war he gained more education and is now emeritus professor at the University of Queensland. He researches the religious symbolism and politics of Laos.[2] On the subject of Laos he has written six books, fifty articles, and the Freedom House section on Laos for 2011.[3]

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • 1982: Contemporary Laos: studies in the politics and society of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Publisher)
  • 1985: The murderous revolution: life and death in Pol Pot's Kampuchea
  • 1986: Laos: politics, economics and society
  • 1986: The twilight language: explorations in Buddhist symbolism and meditation (Co-author)
  • 1987: Vietnam in Laos: Hanoi's model for Kampuchea
  • 1992: Historical dictionary of Laos (Co-author)
  • 1996: Buddhist kingdom, Marxist state: the making of modern Laos
  • 1997: A history of Laos
  • 1998: The Lao kingdom of Lan Xang: rise and decline
  • 2003: A short history of China and Southeast Asia: tribute, trade and influence
  • 2006: Naga cities of the Mekong: a guide to the temples, legends and history of Laos

Journal articles[edit]