Thailand: The Environment of Modernisation

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McGraw-Hill, 1976 - Thailand - 200 pages

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Contents

The Political Environment 1 Political Geography
1
Territorial Administration
3
The Physical Environment
11
Landforms and Drainage
12
Geology
20
Climate
24
Soils
31
Vegetation and Animal Life
35
From Ayutthaya to Bangkok
89
Past Present and Future
94
The Economic Environment 18 Finance
121
Transportation
124
Post and Telecommunications
137
Energy and Power
139
Agriculture and Fisheries
143
Agricultural Land Planning and Development
160

The Social Environment 8 Population
44
Ethnic Groups and Thai Society
48
Public Health
53
Education
57
Rural Settlement Patterns
61
Agricultural Land Tenure
71
The System of Urban Places
74
The Old Capital of Ayutthaya
82
Forestry
168
Mining
171
Manufacturing
177
Foreign Trade
182
Afterword
187
Suggested Reading
189
Sources
191
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