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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 41 related to The King Never Smiles: A Biography of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej.   

Historical Dictionary of Thailand

Gerald W. Fry, Gayla S. Nieminen, Harold E. Smith - History - 2013 - 710 pages
Throughout its history, Thailand has shown remarkable resiliency, adaptability, and creativity in responding to serious threats and crises, and this since much earlier times ...
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Kings, Country and Constitutions: Thailand's Political Development 1932-2000

Kobkua Suwannathat-Pian - Business & Economics - 2013 - 296 pages
Provides a detailed analysis of Thailand's political development since 1932, when Thailand became a constitutional monarchy, until the present. It examines the large number of ...
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A Kingdom in Crisis: Thailand's Struggle for Democracy in the Twenty-First ...

Andrew MacGregor Marshall - Political Science - 2015 - 256 pages
‘Perhaps the best introduction yet to the roots of Thailand’s present political impasse. A brilliant book.’ Simon Long, The Economist Struggling to emerge from a despotic past ...
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A History of Thailand

Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit - Political Science - 2009
In A History of Thailand, 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 ...
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Historical Dictionary of Thailand

May Kyi Win, Harold E. Smith, Gayla S. Nieminen - History - 2005 - 416 pages
Thailand has experienced extremely rapid economic growth, and with that growth the increased social mobility and political democracy that comes with it. As the only Southeast ...
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Political Change in Thailand: Democracy and Participation

Kevin Hewison - History - 1997 - 301 pages
This book provides an assessment of approaches to studying Thai politics, the various forces reshaping the forms of political activity and their roles in the fluid contemporary ...
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The Political Development of Modern Thailand

Federico Ferrara - Political Science - 2015
Based on extensive, empirical research, The Political Development of Modern Thailand analyses the country's political history from the late nineteenth century to the present ...
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Thailand: The Worldly Kingdom

Maurizio Peleggi - History - 2007 - 256 pages
Tourist brochures and travel guides depict Thailand as an exotic country with a rich cultural heritage, strong religious traditions, and a popular monarchy. Historians also ...
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Thailand Condensed: 2,000 Years of History & Culture

Ellen London - History - 2009 - 176 pages
Thailand is the only nation in South-east Asia, in modern world history, that remained independent despite the colonising efforts of the European powers. Thailand Condensed ...
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