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- BRILL 2007; US$ 116.00
Deals with the early modern Dutch-Thai interactions as told by the merchants of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) who concurrently tried to find a balance between their 'partnership' with and 'sense of differences' from the Thai elite. This book presents a study of Ayutthaya's history. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 39.95
This book traces the threads that tie together an understanding of Thailand as a dynamic and rapidly changing society, through an examination of the work of one major scholar of the country, Andrew Turton. Turton's anthropological studies of Thailand cover a wide spectrum from politics and economy to ritual and culture, and have been crucial in... more...
"Bamboo Policy - bending with the prevailing wind?" Eine konstruktivistische Analyse des Wandels thailändischer Außenpolitik im Kontext der Ära Thaksin ShinawatraDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 48.52
Hauptbeschreibung Das seit Februar 2001 regierende und im September 2006 mit dem Coup d'État des thailändischen Militärs gestürzte Regime des Premiermisters Thaksin Shinawatras gehört bis heute ohne Zweifel nicht nur zu den umstrittensten Regierungsperioden in der Geschichte der thailändischen Demokratie, sondern markiert auch einen radikalen Bruch... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 38.90
After a two-month stand-off between Red Shirt protestors and the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, violence and arson scarred central Bangkok in mid-May 2010. This shocking turn of events underlined how poorly understood the deep divisions in the society and politics of Thailand remained, even five years into the countrys prolonged... more...
- Reaktion Books 2007; US$ 34.00
Tourist brochures and travel guides depict Thailand as an exotic country with a rich cultural heritage, strong religious traditions, and a popular monarchy. Historians also contribute to Thailand?s international allure with chronicles of its unique historical and cultural continuity in comparison to the other southeast Asian countries, whose histories... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 84.99
The second edition, which first provides an overview of the country in the introduction, traces the long and complicated history in the chronology and goes into much greater detail in the dictionary. Offering 64 new entries, as well as updates and revisions to older ones, the dictionary presents important persons, places, institutions, and more in... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 2010; US$ 50.00
The Ambiguous Allure of the West examines the impact of Western imperialism on Thai cultural development from the 1850s to the present and highlights the value of postcolonial analysis for studying the ambiguities, inventions, and accommodations with the West that continue to enrich Thai culture. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Thais have adopted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
In 1978 and 1979 revolutions in Afghanistan and Iran marked a shift in the balance of power in South West Asia and the world. Then, as now, the world is once more aware that tribalism is no anachronism in a struggle for political and cultural self-determination. This books provides historical and anthropological perspectives necessary to the eventual... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2011; US$ 12.99
Going home is an iconic theme of literature and music that touches everyones heart. Bur rarely has that journey looked more like an impossible dream than for Thaksin Shinawatra, the much loved and much hated former prime minister of Thailand. Expelled from the former Siam by a military coup in 2006, the cell-phone billionaire retreated to a dacha... more...