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- 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 116.00
This book 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. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Originally published in 1890. This early works is a comprehensive and informative look at the subject and will appeal to any historian. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The country now known as Thailand was long referred to as "Siam," and it has a rich history that dates back thousands of years. This in-depth history details the series of states that were established in the region from the early classical period to the late eighteenth century, as well as the social, economic, political and cultural characteristics... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 42.90
What did the 2006 military coup show us? It demonstrated that the crux of the Thai crisis is far more serious and much wider in scope than had previously been thought. The monarchy is surely not a victim in the protracted conflict, but the root cause and continuing factor that has eroded Thai politics. The coup set in motion more prejudicial uses of... more...
- Reaktion Books 2007; US$ 30.00
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 2013; US$ 159.99
The Historical Dictionary of Thailand, Third Edition covers the history of Thailand through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several hundred cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00
Thailand is a fascinating country with a very rich culture and history. Today, it is home to over 60 million people, and is a newly industrialized nation with an emerging world economy. Thailand is the world's leading exporter of rice, with roughly half of its arable land dedicated to rice fields. As home to one of the earliest iron and bronze cultures,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 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...