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Paperback, 314 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Silkworm Books (first published January 1st 1994)
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Nick
This was really excellent. I bought this when I came to Thailand so that I'd have a better grasp of the historical sites I saw and the historical relationship between the various regions I was passing through. This was a good decision. The book is mainly an elite and court history and spans the 12th through 20th centuries. It is conventional in that it affirms the basic heroes and villains of standard thai history. we get a glowing picture of the favored monarchs, and we don't discuss peasant ...more
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David K. Wyatt was an American historian and author who studied Thailand. He taught at Cornell University from 1969-2002, where he became the Chair of the Cornell University Department of History. His book Thailand: A Short History has become the chief authority on Thai history in the English language.
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