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Author Baker, Christopher John, 1948- author.

Title A history of Thailand / Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit.

Published Port Melbourne, VIC : Cambridge University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Edition Third edition.
Physical description xx, 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-297) and index.
Contents Before Bangkok -- The old order in transition, 1760s to 1860s -- Reforms, 1850s to 1910s -- Peasants, merchants, and officials, 1870s to 1930s -- Nationalisms, 1910s to 1940s -- The American era and development, 1940s to 1960s -- Ideologies, 1940s to 1970s -- Globalization and mass society, 1970s onwards -- A political society, 1970s onwards -- Postscript: The strong state and the well-being of the people.
Summary This edition sheds light on Thailand's recent political, social and economic developments, covering the coup of 2006, the violet street politics of May 2010, and the landmark election of 2011 and its aftermath.
Other author Pasuk Phongpaichit, author.
Subject Thailand -- Economic conditions.
Thailand -- History.
ISBN 9781107420212 : $34.95