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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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Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand
Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand
by Michael K Jerryson
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Buddhist violence is not a well-known concept. In fact, it is generally considered an oxymoron. An image of a Buddhist monk holding a handgun or the idea of a militarized Buddhist monastery tends to stretch the imagination; yet these sights exist... (read more)

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Siam Was Our Home: A Narrative Memoir of Edna Bruner Bulkley's Years in Thailand in the Early 1900's
Siam Was Our Home: A Narrative Memoir of Edna Bruner Bulkley's Years in Thailand in the Early 1900's
by Mary Bulkle Stanton
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Journey to fabulous, legendary Siam with 20 year old Edna Bruner as she impulsively agreed to teach in a missionary girls school in 1903. Through her eyes we glimpse this fascinating country and its people. Go with her as copes with monsoon rains... (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 and—by dint of her principled and indomitable character—inspires that despotic nation to abolish slavery and absolute rule: this appealing legend first took shape after the Civil War when Anna Leonowens came... (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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I Little Slave: A Prison Memoir from Communist Laos
I Little Slave: A Prison Memoir from Communist Laos
by Bounsang Khamkeo
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Seized by the Laotian communists in the wake of the 1975 revolution, Bounsang Khamkeo survived more than seven years in prison under extremely harsh conditions before he was finally released during the communist thaw of the 1980s. Told with dignity and... (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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The Thai Village Economy in the Past
The Thai Village Economy in the Past
by Chatthip Nartsupha
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The Thai Village Economy in the Past is one of the classics of modern Thai history. Few books have provoked so much interest or controversy. Though the theme of the book is deceptively simple--that the Thai rural economy was a subsistence economy and... (read more)

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Corruption and Democracy in Thailand
Corruption and Democracy in Thailand
by Phongpaichit Pasuk
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This book is the result of a major research study on corruption, set in its political context. It covers estimates of the amounts involved; the roles of politicians, business people, bureaucrats, and police; the political background and impact; popular... (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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Thailand's Crisis
Thailand's Crisis
by Phongpaichit Pasuk
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This book is not so much about getting into an economic crisis as getting through one. It reviews what the IMF did, who got hurt, what worked, and what failed in the economic and social management of the crisis. It shows how political change got bound up... (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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Bombay Anna: The Real Story and Remarkable Adventures of the "King and I" Governess
Bombay Anna: The Real Story and Remarkable Adventures of the "King and I" Governess
by Susan Morgan
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The Colours of Thailand
The Colours of Thailand
by Barbara Lloyd
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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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Send Them to Hell: The Brutal Horrors of Bangkok's Nightmare Jails
Send Them to Hell: The Brutal Horrors of Bangkok's Nightmare Jails
by Sebastian Williams
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Send Them to Hell is a horrifying, authentic chronicle of life as lived by foreign inmates over the past two decades in Bangkok's notorious prison system. Murder, human-rights abuse, drugs, prisoner and child sex slavery, blackmail, extortion, extreme... (read more)

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Women and Politics in Thailand
Women and Politics in Thailand
by Kazuki Iwanaga
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This is the first study in English to analyze in detail the position of women in Thai politics. It subjects various dimensions of women and politics in Thailand to both theoretical and empirical scrutiny; in so doing, it draws together into one volume... (read more)

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Culture & Environment in Thailand
Culture & Environment in Thailand
by Siam Society
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