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A Journalist In Siam

Author : Andrew A. Freeman
ISBN : 9744801131
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Historical Dictionary Of Thailand

Author : Gerald W. Fry
ISBN : 9780810875258
Genre : History
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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 is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Thailand.

The Siam Repository

Author : Samuel John Smith
ISBN : OXFORD:N14175772
Genre : Thailand
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Gambling The State And Society In Thailand C 1800 1945

Author : James A. Warren
ISBN : 9781135909000
Genre : Social Science
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During the nineteenth century there was a huge increase in the level and types of gambling in Thailand. Taxes on gambling became a major source of state revenue, with the government establishing state-run lotteries and casinos in the first half of the twentieth century. Nevertheless, over the same period, a strong anti-gambling discourse emerged within the Thai elite, which sought to regulate gambling through a series of increasingly restrictive and punitive laws. By the mid-twentieth century, most forms of gambling had been made illegal, a situation that persists until today. This historical study, based on a wide variety of Thai- and English-language archival sources including government reports, legal cases and newspapers, places the criminalization of gambling in Thailand in the broader context of the country’s socio-economic transformation and the modernization of the Thai state. Particular attention is paid to how state institutions, such as the police and judiciary, and different sections of Thai society shaped and subverted the law to advance their own interests. Finally, the book compares the Thai government’s policies on gambling with those on opium use and prostitution, placing the latter in the context of an international clampdown on vice in the early twentieth century.

Twentieth Century Impressions Of Siam

Author : Arnold Wright
ISBN : MINN:319510017433857
Genre : Federated Malay States
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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Eclectic Magazine

Author : John Holmes Agnew
ISBN : CORNELL:31924066197207
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Siam In The Twentieth Century

Author : John Gordon Drummond Campbell
ISBN : UOM:39015000531304
Genre : Thailand
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Siam Becomes Thailand

Author : Judith A. Stowe
ISBN : 1850650837
Genre : Thailand
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Since the end of the absolute monarchy in Siam in 1932, the country has seemed to lurch from one military coup to another despite the democratic ideals proclaimed by the men who established the first constitutional government. Just how the military came to play such a dominant role in Thai politics is the main theme of this book. But it also looks at the nebulous period during World war II when Thailand fought a little-known war against the French in Indo-China and then aligned itself with Japan, declaring war on Britain and the United States.

Cities In Motion

Author : Su Lin Lewis
ISBN : 9781107108332
Genre : History
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A social history of cosmopolitanism in Southeast Asia's ethnically diverse port cities, seen within the global context of the interwar era.

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