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Wave of Destruction: The Stories of Four Families and History's Deadliest Tsunami
Wave of Destruction: The Stories of Four Families and History's Deadliest Tsunami
by Erich Krauss
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This exquisitely written book puts a human face on the tragedy of last year's Southeast Asian tsunami through the heartbreaking and heroic stories of four who survived this cataclysmic natural disaster. Two 8-page photo inserts.... (read more)

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The English Governess at the Siamese Court
The English Governess at the Siamese Court
by Anna Leonowens
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Anna Leonownes' memoir of her six year as a governess in the Royal Palace of Bangkok was the inspiration for the beloved Broadway musical The king and I, as well as two award-winning films. First published in 1870, Leonowens' memoir is the true story of... (read more)

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Bangkok a Cultural & Literary History
Bangkok a Cultural & Literary History
by Maryvelma O Neill
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In this vibrant cultural history, Maryvelma O'Neil takes us on an engaging tour of Bangkok, revealing the rich ancient heritage of this fascinating city. The capital of the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok stands out as a place of extraordinary allure... (read more)

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Thai Women in the Global Labor Force: Consuming Desires, Contested Selves
Thai Women in the Global Labor Force: Consuming Desires, Contested Selves
by Mary Beth Mills
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Most research on female labor migration in Thailand focuses on that country's infamous sex industry. Mary Beth Mills offers the first extended ethnographic analysis of rural women's movement into less visible occupations, paying particular attention to... (read more)

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Masked: The Life of Anna Leonowens, Schoolmistress at the Court of Siam (Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography)
Masked: The Life of Anna Leonowens, Schoolmistress at the Court of Siam (Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography)
by Alfred Habegger
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A brave British widow goes to Siam andand#151;by dint of her principled and indomitable characterand#151;inspires that despotic nation to abolish slavery and absolute rule: this appealing legend first took shape after the Civil War when Anna Leonowens... (read more)

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The Romance of the Harem (Victorian Literature and Culture)
The Romance of the Harem (Victorian Literature and Culture)
by Anna Harr Leonowens
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Reprint of the 1873 edition (which was the source of Anna and the King of Siam) with a new (28 pp.) introduction by Susan Morgan (English, Miami U.). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City
The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City
by Ara Wilson
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An unusually accessible and exciting ethnographic study of the effects of contemporary processes of globalization on gender and sexuality in Thailand.... (read more)

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Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton: The Gruesome True Story of a Man Who Survived Thailand's Deadliest Prisons
Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton: The Gruesome True Story of a Man Who Survived Thailand's Deadliest Prisons
by T M Hoy
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Prison is harsh enough, but as a foreigner (“farang”) in a strange land, jail time is an even more horrifying reality. Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton is a collection of short stories chronicling T. M. Hoy’s descent into the harrowing... (read more)

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Jim Thompson the Unsolved Mystery
Jim Thompson the Unsolved Mystery
by William Warren
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On Easter Day, 1967, American businessmen and founder of the modern Thai silk industry James H. W. Thompson disappeared while supposedly on a stroll in the jungle-clad Cameron Highlands in Central Malaysia. Neither Jim Thompson nor his remains has ever... (read more)

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Family life in a Northern Thai village :a study in the structural significance of women
Family life in a Northern Thai village :a study in the structural significance of women
by Sulamith H Potter
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-127) and index.... (read more)

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English Governess At the Siamese Court
English Governess At the Siamese Court
by Anna H Leonowens
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The Victorian memoir that inspired Broadway's The King and I and Anna and the King. The English Governess at the Siamese Court Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok vividly recounts the experiences of one Anna Harriette... (read more)

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Heightening Enviromental Awareness As A
Heightening Enviromental Awareness As A
by Suda Ishida
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Local media with different types of readership construct news of the same environmental controversy in different ways, contends Ishida (media studies, Hamline U.). To bolster her premise, she traces the evolution of news concerning the Pak Mun damn... (read more)

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Family Life in a Northern Thai Village: A Study in the Structural Significance of Women
Family Life in a Northern Thai Village: A Study in the Structural Significance of Women
by Sulamith Hei Potter
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Thai Folk Wisdom: Contemporary Takes on Traditional Proverbs
Thai Folk Wisdom: Contemporary Takes on Traditional Proverbs
by Tulaya Pornpiriyakulchai
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Truth on Trial in Thailand
Truth on Trial in Thailand
by David Streckfuss
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Thailand: A Short History
Thailand: A Short History
by David K Wyatt
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The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand
The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand
by Rachel V Harrison
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Laos: Culture and Society
Laos: Culture and Society
by Grant Evans
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Thailand (Exploring Countries of the WOR)
Thailand (Exploring Countries of the WOR)
by Steve Van Beek
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Conflict and Terrorism in Southern Thailand (Regionalism & Regional Security)
Conflict and Terrorism in Southern Thailand (Regionalism & Regional Security)
by Arabinda Acharya
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