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A history of Thailand, Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit

Label
A history of Thailand
Title
A history of Thailand
Statement of responsibility
Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is the first new history of Thailand in English for two decades. Drawing on new Thai-language research, it ranges widely over political, economic, social, and cultural themes." "Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit reveal how a world of mandarin nobles and unfree labour evolved into a rural society of smallholder peasants and an urban society populated mainly by migrants from southern China. They trace how a Buddhist cosmography adapted to new ideas of time and space, and a traditional polity was transformed into a new nation-state under a strengthened monarchy." "The authors cover the contests between urban nationalists, ambitious generals, communist rebels, business politicians, and social movements to control the nation-state and redefine its purpose. They describe the dramatic changes wrought by a booming economy, globalization, and the evolution of mass society. Finally, they show how Thailand's path is still being contested by those who believe in change from above and those who fight for democracy and liberal values."--BOOK JACKET
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1948-
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Baker, Christopher John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Pasuk Phongpaichit
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  • Thailand
  • Thailand
Label
A history of Thailand, Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-277) 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 -- Politics, 1970s onwards
  • 5.
  • Nationalisms, 1910s to 1940s
  • 6.
  • The American era and development, 1940s to 1960s
  • 7.
  • Ideologies, 1940s to 1970s
  • 8.
  • Globalization and mass society, 1970s onwards
  • 9.
  • Politics, 1970s onwards
  • 1.
  • Postscript: the strong state and the well-being of the people
  • Before Bangkok
  • 2.
  • The old order in transition, 1760s to 1860s
  • 3.
  • Reforms, 1850s to 1910s
  • 4.
  • Peasants, merchants, and officials, 1870s to 1930s
Control code
9009167
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 301
Isbn
9780521016476
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
2004028435
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004028435
  • (BNAtoc) 2004028435
Label
A history of Thailand, Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-277) 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 -- Politics, 1970s onwards
  • 5.
  • Nationalisms, 1910s to 1940s
  • 6.
  • The American era and development, 1940s to 1960s
  • 7.
  • Ideologies, 1940s to 1970s
  • 8.
  • Globalization and mass society, 1970s onwards
  • 9.
  • Politics, 1970s onwards
  • 1.
  • Postscript: the strong state and the well-being of the people
  • Before Bangkok
  • 2.
  • The old order in transition, 1760s to 1860s
  • 3.
  • Reforms, 1850s to 1910s
  • 4.
  • Peasants, merchants, and officials, 1870s to 1930s
Control code
9009167
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 301
Isbn
9780521016476
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
2004028435
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004028435
  • (BNAtoc) 2004028435

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