The History of Thailand

ABC-CLIO
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Thailand is a fascinating country with a very rich culture and history. Today, it is home to over 60 million people, and is a newly industrialized nation with an emerging world economy. Thailand is the world's leading exporter of rice, with roughly half of its arable land dedicated to rice fields. As home to one of the earliest iron and bronze cultures, Thailand can be regarded as a "cradle of civilization."

This book is divided into 11 chapters that follow an introduction that explains the text's scope, organization and methodology. A chronology of historical events, biographical entries on key figures, a bibliography, a glossary of terms, and selected maps provide an enlightening, complete view of Thailand's culture and world significance.

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About the author

Patit Paban Mishra is professor of history at Sambalpur University, India, where he specializes in world history with specific emphasis on South Asian and Southeast Asian history.

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Publisher
ABC-CLIO
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Published on
Dec 31, 2010
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Pages
182
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ISBN
9780313340918
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Asia / Southeast Asia
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