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Thailand A Short History

ISBN-10: 0300084757
ISBN-13: 9780300084757
Edition: 2nd 2004
Authors: David K. Wyatt
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List price: $32.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Editorial Note
The Beginnings of Tai History
The Tai Village and Muang
Nan Zhao
Mainland Southeast Asia in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries
Tai and the Classical Empires
Angkor and the Tai
The Yonok Country of the Upper Mekong
The Tai World in 1200
A Tai Century, 1219-1350
The Kingdom of Lan Na
The Siamese, Sukhothai, and the South
Ayutthaya and Its Neighbors, 1351-1569
The Rise of Ayutthaya
The Renewal of Lan Na
The Rise of Lan Sang-Luang Prabang
Universal Monarchs, Universal Warfare
The Empire of Ayutthaya, 1569-1767
Ayutthaya, Burma, and the West
Lan Na in a Time of Tumult
Ayutthaya - Sources of Strength and Instability
Burma and the Tai World
The Early Bangkok Empire, 1767-1851
The Abortive Reconstruction of King Taksin
Rama I's New Siam
Interlude: Rama II 1809-1824
Rama III: Conservative or Reactionary?
Mongkut and Chulalongkorn, 1851-1910
King Mongkut's Cautious Reforms
A New King versus the "Ancients"
Internal Power and External Challenge
From Reforms to Modernization
Siam in 1910
The Rise of Elite Nationalism, 1910-1932
King Vajiravudh and the Thai Nation
The Last Absolute Monarch
The Military Ascendant, 1932-1957
The Early Constitutional Period
Phibun's Nationalism and the War, 1938-1944
Between Hot and Cold Wars
Phibun's Second Government, 1948-1957
Development and Revolution, 1957-1982
Sarit as Paradox
In the Shadow of Vietnam, 1963-1973
The Social and Political Costs of Development
Revolution and Reaction, 1973-1976
Fresh Starts, 1976-2002
Hesitation and Uncertainty, 1976-1980
Stability and Growth in the 1980s
The Crisis of 1991-1992
More Democratic Regimes
Kings of Sukhothai
Kings of Lan Na, Chiang Mai, and Nan
Kings of Ayutthaya, Thonburi, and Bangkok
Prime Ministers of Thailand, 1932-2002
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