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  • Thailand: Buddhist Kingdom As Modern Nation State book cover


    Buddhist Kingdom As Modern Nation State, 1st Edition

    By Charles F Keyes

    Thailand is exceptional among modern states in Asia in that it has built and retained a national culture around a traditional monarchical institution. Moreover, this culture has also been based on a dominant religious tradition, that of Theravada Buddhism. The process of creating the modern…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Thailand And The Fall Of Singapore: A Frustrated Asian Revolution book cover

    Thailand And The Fall Of Singapore

    A Frustrated Asian Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Nigel J Brailey

    Focusing on the period between 1932 and 1968, this comprehensive study bridges the gap between recent political studies and available historiography, which generally conclude with the 1932 revolution. Dr. Brailey discusses the 1942 Japanese capture of Singapore that dragged a reluctant Thailand…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Aftermath Of The 1989 Tiananmen Crisis For Mainland China book cover

    The Aftermath Of The 1989 Tiananmen Crisis For Mainland China

    1st Edition

    By Bih-jaw Lin

    The 1989 Tiananmen crisis marked a crucial turning point for the People's Republic of China. The unprecedented demonstrations of popular dissent triggered the downfall of reformist premier Zhao Ziyang, who supported the students, and the rise of his conservative successor, Li Peng. The subsequent…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13


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