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A History of Ayutthaya
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Early European visitors placed Ayutthaya alongside China and India as the great powers of Asia. Yet in 1767 the city was destroyed and its history has been neglected. This book is the first study of Ayutthaya from its emergence in the thirteenth century until its fall. It offers a wide-ranging
A History of Thailand
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A History of Thailand offers a lively and accessible account of Thailand's political, economic, social and cultural history. This book explores how a world of mandarin nobles and unfree peasants was transformed and examines how the monarchy managed the foundation of a new nation-state at the turn of the twentieth
A History of Ayutthaya
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Early European visitors placed Ayutthaya alongside China and India as the great powers of Asia. Yet in 1767 the city was destroyed and its history has been neglected. This book is the first study of Ayutthaya from its emergence in the thirteenth century until its fall. It offers a wide-ranging
Significance of Ayutthaya in the History of Siam
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Angela Kay Reid
Categories: Buddhist art and symbolism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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Van Vliet's Siam
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Jeremias van Vliet, Chris Baker, Christopher John Baker, Dhiravat na Pomberja
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

The most detailed, fascinating, and lively account of old Siam was written by the Dutch merchant Jeremias Van Vliet between 1636 and 1640. This volume includes all four of his writings in English translation: the earliest surviving chronicle of Siam's history; a wide-ranging description of the kingdom's geography, economy, society,