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Thailand and its neighbors

Gerald W. Fry

Thailand and its neighbors

interdisciplinary perspectives

by Gerald W. Fry

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Published by Southeast Asian Studies Program, Institut of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thailand -- Economic conditions.,
  • Indochina -- Relations -- Thailand.,
  • Thailand -- Relations -- Indochina.,
  • Indochina.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGerald W. Fry.
    SeriesIAS -- no. 57, Asian studies monographs (Bangkok, Thailand) -- no. 57.
    ContributionsČhulālongkō̜nmahāwitthayālai. Southeast Asian Studies Program.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC445 F79 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16765761M
    ISBN 109749940482
    ISBN 109789749940488
    LC Control Number2006314289

    Explore our list of Thailand - Travel Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.   What to Do in Bangkok: The Black Book. Instead of little shops or galleries down the alleyways of its old districts, you’ll find neighbors drinking tea and laughing in small plazas where.

    In the late s, Siam, present day Thailand, had been warring with its neighbors for centuries. Indeed, the whole peninsula had been constantly at war, just like the rest of the world. For instance, the Vietnamese had been slowly spreading south, conquering as they came - first to go were the Cham, who inhabited present day South Vietnam. Thailand previously has had vigorously contested democratic elections, in contrast to many of its neighbors. Laos, Vietnam, and Singapore are generally dominated by a single party. The military remains in power in Myanmar, and Malaysia, for the first time in half a century, has had only one new party come to power, in

    The book pays special attention to the Hani people, the largest ethnic group in the area, and includes summaries of the culture and clothing of their neighbors the Yi, Miao, Yao, Zhuang and Dai. The book includes photos of the land and its people. Its size and potential are not out of proportion to those of its major neighbors--Burma, Vietnam, and Malaya--and are considerably greater than those of Laos and Cambodia. Given the strategic importance of this area south of China, east of India, and north of Indonesia, the study of Thailand has an extrinsic and immediate interest.


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