Thailand: The Last Domino - Cultural and Political Travels

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The former kingdom of Siam was, for 700 years, the only country in South-East Asia not to be invaded by a foreign power. Yet Thailand today is on odd hybrid of East and West, Buddhism and garish materialism, a revered Royal Family and a booming tourist industry. Richard West has gone on a journey round Thailand, meeting the people and, to help the reader understand the contradications that exist in this country, delving into its enigmatic past. With a blend of anecdote, history, travelogue and political analysis, Richard ...

Thailand: The Last Domino - Cultural and Political Travels 1991, Michael Joseph Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780718132774

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