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  Code WL   E22728
  "British Teak Wallahs in Northern Thailand from 1876-1956"
  By :: Prof. Kittichai Wattananikorn
  Bangkok, 2018 325 pp., illus. 7 pp. maps, 145 x 205 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        British Teak Wallahs in Northern Thailand from 1876-1956" is a comprehensive study of the colorful lives of the European teak foresters, especially the British, active in Lanna, northern Siam, the region where the indigenous peoples were called Lao. It looks at social aspects of northern Thai life,
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Aesthetics of Power, the: Architecture, Modernity from Siam    to Thailand
  Code WL   E22677
  Aesthetics of Power, the: Architecture, Modernity from Siam to Thailand
  By :: Koompong Noobanjong
  Bangkok 2013 504 pp., illts. 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$30.00
 
        The Aesthetics of Power : Architecture, Identity and Modernity from Siam to Thailand comprehensively examines the politics of representation in architecture and urban space from the 1850s to the present time. By utilizing the built environment as a mode of problematization for studying the Thai nati
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Akha and Phu Noi Minorities in Laos in the 1920s
  Code WL   E22659
  Akha and Phu Noi Minorities in Laos in the 1920s
  By :: Roux, Henri
  Bangkok 2011 192 pp., 23 pp. illus. 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$20.00
 
        This first English translation presents a wealth of data and a number of unique period photographs collected by a French military administrator of the area around Phongsaly, then the Fifth Military territory in northern Laos. It is fair to say that this is one of the rare views of the original condi
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Among the Burmese in 1902: French impressions of a Buddhist    Country
  Code WL   E22696
  Among the Burmese in 1902: French impressions of a Buddhist Country
  By :: Chevrillon, Andre
  Bangkok 2014 139 pp., 150 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        Among the Burmese in 1902. French Impressions of a Buddhist Country documents the travels of a Frenchman, member of the Académie française, undertaking a journey towards understanding the religions and customs of the peoples of the Indian Empire. This book gives an overview of his thoughts on the
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Ancient Khmer Sites in Eastern Thailand
  Code WL   E22664
  Ancient Khmer Sites in Eastern Thailand
  By :: Mollerup, Asger
  Bangkok 2012 197 pp., fully illus. in col. 9 pp. chatrs. with CD, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Ancient Khmer Sites in Eastern Thailand This book is the first comprehensive inventory of ancient Khmer sites in eastern Thailand since the now more than one century-old works of Étienne Aymonier, Étienne Lunet de Lajonquière, and Major Erik Seidenfaden, describing ninety-six sites in the provinc
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Ancient Khmer Sites in North-eastern Thailand
  Code WL   E22727/CD
  Ancient Khmer Sites in North-eastern Thailand
  By :: Mollerup, Asger
  Bangkok, 2018 288 pp., fully illus. in col, 150 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        Ancient Khmer Sites in North-Eastern Thailand is the 2nd of three volumes of Ancient Khmer sites outside the present-day Cambodia. It is the first Comprehensive inventory of ancient Khmer sites in north-eastern Thailand since the now more than one century-old works of Étienne Aymonier, Étienne Lun
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Ancient Postcards on Rice in the Golded Peninsula
  Code WL   E22704
  Ancient Postcards on Rice in the Golded Peninsula
  By :: Poupon, Roland
  Bangkok 2016 214 pp., illus, 150 x 215 mm.
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Poupon, Roland; Ancient Postcards on Rice in the Golden Peninsula focuses on rice cultivation in mainland Southeast Asia, encompassing Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar. Through the analysis of old postcards, this book shows all aspects of rice culture from landscaping to trading, inc
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Archaeology of the Mons of Dvaravati
  Code WL   E22491/1-2
  Archaeology of the Mons of Dvaravati
  By :: Dupont, Pierre
  Bangkok 2007, 366+220 pp., Vol. I, 9 pp. figures, 3 pp. maps, 22 pp. plans, Vol. II, fully illus., 41 pp. in col., 210 x 297 mm
  Price :: US$98.00
 
       
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Around Laos in 1900, Vol. 2: The 288 Photographs, A            Photographer's Adventures
  Code WL   E22682
  Around Laos in 1900, Vol. 2: The 288 Photographs, A Photographer's Adventures
  By :: Raquez, Alfred
  Bangkok 2013 200 pp., 170 pp. illus., 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        Around Laos in 1900, A photographer's Adventures Vol. 2 is the compendium volume to Around Laos in 1900 which was printed without the photos. This volume contains 280 photos Raquez made during his seven months trip through Laos. Raquez travelled in Laos from 1898 – 1906. He was the first photogra
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Around Laos in 1900: A Photographer's Adventures
  Code WL   E22665
  Around Laos in 1900: A Photographer's Adventures
  By :: Raquez, A.
  Bangkok 2012 559 pp., 1 pp. illus. 1 fold map, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This extensive report presents information on the daily life and livelihood of various groups of people in Laos. First published in 1902 as a travelogue around Upper, Central and Lower Laos, this book also includes an assessment by a Frenchman critical of development work already undertaken by the F
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Around Southeast Asia in 1897
  Code WL   E22680
  Around Southeast Asia in 1897
  By :: Isabelle, Massieu
  Bangkok 2013 374 pp., 40 pp. illus. 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Around Southeast Asia in 1897: A Frenchwoman’s Observations in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Burma, and Laos documents the travels of a Frenchwoman. Published in 1901 as a travelogue of a rare female traveler undertaking a journey by herself, at her own rhythm, and using her time as she saw fit, to
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ASEAN Looks West: ASEAN and the Gulf Region
  Code WL   E22710
  ASEAN Looks West: ASEAN and the Gulf Region
  By :: Hermann, Wifried A. & Peter Lehr
  Bangkok, 2016 288 pp., 12 pp., illus, 3 pp. maps, 150 x 205 mm,
  Price :: US$20.00
 
        ASEAN Looks West: ASEAN and the Gulf Region is the first major study analyzing the relationship between ASEAN and the Gulf region. A newly formed international team of eleven scholars and experts from seven different countries under the umbrella of the Thai-registered nonprofit organization Human De
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Back Blocks of China, the
  Code WL   E22620
  Back Blocks of China, the
  By :: Jack, R. Logan
  Bangkok 2008, repr. from 1904; 303 pp., 16 pp. illus., 1 folded map, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        The book offers narratives of experiences among the Chinese, Sifans, Lolos, Tibetans, Shans and Kachins, in the lands between Shanghai and the Irrawaddy. In 1900, a party of British citizens fleeing the Boxer Rebellion left China using the back-door. This unusual group of escapees, consisting of bus
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Bangkok Tramways Eighty Years 1888-1968
  Code WL   E22701
  Bangkok Tramways Eighty Years 1888-1968
  By :: Spek, Dick Van Der, Wisarut Bholsithi & Wally Higgins
  Bangkok 2015 180 pp., 65 pp. illus, 56 pp. in col, 24 pp. maps, 210 x 300 mm.
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        Trams of Bangkok, Eighty Years 1888-1968, is the first work tracing the history of trams in Bangkok, a pioneering work with Danish and Belgian involvement. Thailand was the second country in Southeast Asia with trams. First, horse-drawn trams appeared in 1888. But as horse-drawn trams were not very
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Bangkok's Foodscape: Public Eating, Gender Relations, and      Urban Change
  Code WL   E22485
  Bangkok's Foodscape: Public Eating, Gender Relations, and Urban Change
  By :: Yasmeen, Gisele
  Bangkok 2006, 305 pp., 14 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This book provides an overview and analysis of the habit of “public eating” in Thai society with specific attention paid to the case study of Bangkok where the phenomenon has been particularly widespread for several decades. Using the well-established ethnographic approach of “thick descriptio
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Bangkok: Its Life and Sport
  Code WL   E22635
  Bangkok: Its Life and Sport
  By :: Forty, C. H.
  Bangkok 2010, repr. from 1929; 218 pp., 13 pp. illus., 150 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This book is a good guide of the late 1920s for newcomers in Thailand when Bangkok had a population of 450 000 inhabitants. The first three chapters deal with all aspects of life in Bangkok and the rural area in central Thailand as perceived by the author, a Lieut.-Col. of the British army who was c
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Bark-cloth in Southeast Asia
  Code WL   E22493
  Bark-cloth in Southeast Asia
  By :: Howard, Michael C.
  Bangkok 2006, 327 pp., illus., 79 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 300 mm
  Price :: US$52.00
 
        The first comprehensive survey of Southeast Asian bark-cloth. Followed by chapters discussing the archaeological evidence of bark-cloth in the region and in the collection of the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde in Leiden. Further chapters deal with bark-cloth in Vietnam, Southern Thailand and Peninsula
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Bayon of Angkor Thom, the
  Code WL   E22513
  Bayon of Angkor Thom, the
  By :: Sahai, Sachchidanand
  Bangkok 2006, 160 pp., 48 pp. illus., 32 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This book offers offers an in-depth analysis of the temple which holds the key to the understanding of Khmer civilization. Its role as the geometric centre of the city of Angkor Thom and as a veritable microcosm of the Khmer world has been lucidly explained in this monograph. How did this center-pie
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Behind the Folding Fan
  Code WL   E22699
  Behind the Folding Fan
  By :: Matics, Kim
  Bangkok 2014 404 pp., 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        The co-owner of a NYC art gallery embarks on a life-altering around-the-world trip. His first destination is Japan where he follows in the footsteps of his deceased father, a renowned but inscrutable artist and poet who was significantly influenced by Japanese culture. Along the way the protagonist
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Belgian Tourists in Burma, Siam, Vietnam and Cambodia (1897 &  1900)
  Code WL   E22649
  Belgian Tourists in Burma, Siam, Vietnam and Cambodia (1897 & 1900)
  By :: Chaudoir, Georges & Mr. & Mrs. Emile Jottrand
  Bangkok 2011 298 pp., 34 pp. illus., 2 pp. maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$23.00
 
        This first English translation presents two travelogues of Belgian travelers around the turn of the twentieth century. First there is part of a world tour by Georges ‘Puck’ Chaudoir that covers an overland journey through the Nagaland Hills in present-day India, Burma and Siam to Bangkok in Thai
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Betel and Miang
  Code WL   E21832
  Betel and Miang
  By :: Reichart, P. A. & Philipsen, H. P.
  Bangkok 2005, expanded repr. from 1996; 171 pp., fully illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$48.00
 
        The chewing of betel and of miang (fermented tea leaves) is peculiar to Thailand. These habits and the paraphernalia associated with them have fascinated western observers since the earliest travelers visited Siam in the seventeenth century. This work provides a comprehensive examination of all aspe
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Birds of the Bangkok Area, the
  Code WL   E22533
  Birds of the Bangkok Area, the
  By :: Round, Philip
  Bangkok 2008, 320 pp., 48 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        This book offers the most thorough account ever of the avifauna of Thailand’s Lower Central Plain (Lower Chao Phraya Delta). It comprehensively lists all the birds found in this region. 237 species are treated in full biological detail, and illustrated. This book highlights the Bangkok area’s su
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Buongiorno Mio Grande Grande Amore
  Code WL   E22607
  Buongiorno Mio Grande Grande Amore
  By :: Walker, Dave & Richard S. Ehrlich
  Bangkok 2008, 210 pp., 130 x 195 mm
  Price :: US$12.00
 
        “Buongiorno Mio Grande Grande Amore!” presenta una ras-segna, mai vista prima, della vita sentimentale delle bar-girls di Bangkok e degli stranieri che le “noleggiano”—raccontata dalle loro stesse parole. Una raccolta di lettere d’amore provenienti da tutto il mondo, scritte alle signore
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Burmanization of Myanmar's Muslims
  Code WL   E22587
  Burmanization of Myanmar's Muslims
  By :: Berlie, Jean A.
  Bangkok 2007 190 pp., 16 pp., illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This book deals with Burmanization, a cultural process similar to what is known as Sinicization in China and Sanskritization in India. It copes with selected aspects of the Burmanization process, linguistic integration, citizenship, rate of culture change and changes in value systems. The Tatmadaw g
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Burmese Buddhist Murals: Vol. 1-Epigraphic Corpus of the Powin Taung Caves
  Code WL   E22609
  Burmese Buddhist Murals: Vol. 1-Epigraphic Corpus of the Powin Taung Caves
  By :: Munier, Christophe & Myint Aung
  Bangkok 2007, 524 pp., illus., 56 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$50.00
 
        book offers a systematic study of a preeminent site in the artistic and cultural heritage of Southeast Asia. With over five hundred caves, Powin Taung has for centuries attracted pilgrims and today houses eleven monasteries providing a home for about a hundred monks, novices and nuns. The caves, dug
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By Motorcar from Saigon to Angkor Wat in 1908
  Code WL   E22693
  By Motorcar from Saigon to Angkor Wat in 1908
  By :: Montpensier, Duc de
  Bangkok 2014 288 pp., 70 pp. illus. 8 pp. in col. 1 folded map, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        By Motorcar from Saigon to Angkor Wat in 1908. A French Vintage Car Adventure tells the incredible story of one of the first car expeditions in Vietnam and Cambodia. A scion of the prominent French d’Orléans family took his car, a Lorraine-Dietrich—a 24/30 HP monster of 3,700 kilograms—throug
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Cave-temples of Po Win Taung, Central Burma Architecture,      Sculpture and Murals, The
  Code WL   E22454
  Cave-temples of Po Win Taung, Central Burma Architecture, Sculpture and Murals, The
  By :: Chew, Anne-May
  Bangkok 2005, 333 pp., 2 maps, 70 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 300 mm
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        This is the first comprehensive book about Po Win Taung, a soft volcanic rock hill, situated to the north-west of Central Burma. It is a huge, multi-level religious complex with about 800 rock-cut caves, which vary from a simple meditation cell to an imposing temple. The facades are decorated in low
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Cicadas of Thailand,The Vol.1
  Code WL   E22487
  Cicadas of Thailand,The Vol.1
  By :: Boulard, Michel
  Bangkok 2006, 142 pp., illus., 22 pp. illus. in col., 2 folded, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        The first of two volumes on Thai cicadas, the most fascinating and also least known representatives of a family of sonorous insects. Cicadas neither sing, nor stridulate, but tymbalize. The volume reveals the existence and the double life, larval and imaginal, of cicadas encountered during six years
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Colonial Good Life, the
  Code WL   E22613
  Colonial Good Life, the
  By :: Vann, Michael G. & Joel Montague
  Bangkok 2008 120 pp., illus., 295 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        This book reproduces and analyzes a collection of crucial primary documents from the early Twentieth-Century. These simple yet rich visual sources provide us with a clever insight into the nature of the colonial order of things. Joyeux was a French artist who served in the colonial service as an art
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Confessions of A Eurasiam Women
  Code WL   E22721
  Confessions of A Eurasiam Women
  By :: Chivas-Baron, Clothilde
  Bangkok, 2018 176 pp., 150 x 210 mm, pbk.
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Confessions of a Eurasian Woman. A Destiny in 1920s Vietnam is the story of the emotional life of a mixed-blood Franco-Vietnamese woman. The story is also a vehicle for the author, a long-time resident of French Indochina, who arrived there in 1909, to campaign on behalf of the better treatment of m
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Connectivity and Beyond, Indo-Thai Relations Through Ages
  Code WL   I9584
  Connectivity and Beyond, Indo-Thai Relations Through Ages
  By :: Ghosh, Lipi
  Kolkata, 2009 264 pp., 35 pp. illus., 3 pp. maps, 145 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$23.00
 
       
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Contemporary Laos: Development Path and Outlook of a Nation
  Code WL   E22705
  Contemporary Laos: Development Path and Outlook of a Nation
  By :: Kham Vorapheth
  Bangkok 2015 632 pp., 1 map, 155 x 220 mm.
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        Contemporary Laos: Development Path and Outlook of a Nation provides a critical look at obstacles to the development of the Laos state. It explores different facets of its political, economic, societal, and cultural history and focuses on the current period of unfinished transition. The author offe
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Cultural Revival and the Peoples of Ta Van Commune, Sa Pa,     Northern Vietnam
  Code WL   E22676
  Cultural Revival and the Peoples of Ta Van Commune, Sa Pa, Northern Vietnam
  By :: Nong Quoc Binh & Michael C. Howard
  Bangkok 2013 157 pp., 9 pp., illus, 16 pp. in col, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Cultural Revival and the Peoples of Ta Van Commune, Sa Pa, Northern Vietnam includes 20 chapters mainly by Vietnamese authors associated with the Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities Arts and Literature Association describing the cultural traditions of the Hmong, Dao, and Giay people of Ta Van Commune, loca
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Cultural Roots of Violence in Malay Southern Thailand, the     Comparative Mythology: Soul of Rice: Vol. 1: The Tutelary      Figures of Malay Political Heroism
  Code WL   E22643
  Cultural Roots of Violence in Malay Southern Thailand, the Comparative Mythology: Soul of Rice: Vol. 1: The Tutelary Figures of Malay Political Heroism
  By :: Ivanoff, Jacques
  Bangkok 2010, 358 pp., 57 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This book gives a voice to the Malays of southern Thailand by offering readers a rich and original corpus of their oral literature. The storyteller Wo Seng is the guardian of the Malay oral tradition. It is thanks to him that the great South (Patani, Yala, and Narathiwat Provinces) has been able to
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Culture and Development in Southeast Asia
  Code WL   E22611
  Culture and Development in Southeast Asia
  By :: Wangsgard, David B.
  Bangkok 2008, 266 pp., 32 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        A collection of papers presenting new field research undertaken throughout the region. Five of the chapters report original findings on Thailand’s main ethnic groups, which include the Lahu, the Lue, the Palaung, the Thai and Black Tai. Further chapters address the Toraya of Sulawesi, Indonesia; t
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Dancing for The Gods
  Code WL   E22726
  Dancing for The Gods
  By :: Guelden, Marlane
  Bangkok, 2018 425 pp., 24 pp, illus. 145 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        The Nora Bird Dance of Southern Thailand is the first comprehensive book in English to explore the Nora (Manora) kinship gropu, an ancient community of southern Thai Buddhists. Through song, dance, and spirit possession, the colorful Nora performance has become a symbol of the Thai South in a region
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Dancing for the Gods. Vol. 2
  Code WL   E22729
  Dancing for the Gods. Vol. 2
  By :: Guelden, Marlane
  Bnagkok, 2019 424 pp. 33 pp. illus. 150 x 205 mm.
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Dancing for The Gods, Volume 2: The Endangered Spirit Lineage of Nora Dance in Southern Thailand tells the back story of a centuries-old Nora (Manora) lineage, famous in the South for its spirit possession and loud, colorful dance-drama. It is considered the basis of ancient Thai classical dance. Us
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Defeat of Ava, The First Anglo-Burmese War 1824-26, The
  Code WL   I9583
  Defeat of Ava, The First Anglo-Burmese War 1824-26, The
  By :: Blackburn, Terence R.
  New Delhi, 2009 446 pp., 3 pp. maps, 14 pp. illus. in col., 215 x 300 mm
  Price :: US$30.00
 
       
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Democracy under Stress: Civil-Military
  Code WL   N3528
  Democracy under Stress: Civil-Military
  By :: Chambers, Paul & Aurel Croissant
  Bangkok 2010, 233 pp., 145 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        This report was published by the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University in co-operation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation of Germany and brought together a number of experts on the interactions between civil government and the military. Countries covered are Ba
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Development and Dominion: Indigenous Peoples of Cambodia,      Vietnam and Laos
  Code WL   E22632
  Development and Dominion: Indigenous Peoples of Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos
  By :: Bourdier, Frederic
  Bangkok 2009, 502 pp., 24 pp. illus., 7 pp. maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        This book deals with prevailing development ideologies and their impacts on indigenous societies with a particular focus on Cambodia, Laos and the central highlands of Vietnam. It reinforces the idea that development, as it is conceptualized and implemented, radically undermines local communities’
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Directory for Bangkok and Siam 1913, the
  Code WL   E22717
  Directory for Bangkok and Siam 1913, the
  By :: Bangkok Times Press
  Bangkok, 2017 395 pp., 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        The Directory for Bangkok and Siam 1913 is one of a series that Bangkok Time Press produced over a period of many years. The originals are fairly rare, as they were printed on acidic paper, which becomes brittle. Therefore, most originals have deteriorated or been destroyed. This reprint in slightly
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Directory for Bangkok and Siam 1925, the
  Code WL   E22716
  Directory for Bangkok and Siam 1925, the
  By :: Bangkok Times Press
  Bangkok, 2017 371 pp., 1 map, 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$29.00
 
        The Directory for Bangkok and Siam 1925 is one of the thirty six editions published. It is a rare book and the paper of the original is brittle and therefore hard to find. It is a source book of life and business in Bangkok at the time. It contains the useful information one needed at that time and
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Doing Thailand: The Anthropologist as a Young Dog in Bangkok   in the 1960s
  Code WL   E22515
  Doing Thailand: The Anthropologist as a Young Dog in Bangkok in the 1960s
  By :: Mulder, Niels
  Bangkok 2008, 122 pp., 8 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        This book recounts the often hilarious tale of an aspiring researcher who struggles to find his footing in bewildering Bangkok. Based on raw data and experiences—that tend to lose their flavor through ivory-tower manipulation—the narrative offers glimpses on the Thai capital during the time of t
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Double Identity: The Chinese in Modern
  Code WL   E22672
  Double Identity: The Chinese in Modern
  By :: Coughlin, J. Richard
  Bangkok 2012 235 pp., 145 x 220 mm.
  Price :: US$28.00
 
       
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Dr. Muller's Asian Journey: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and    Yunnan (1907-1909)
  Code WL   E22455
  Dr. Muller's Asian Journey: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Yunnan (1907-1909)
  By :: Kersten, Carool
  Bangkok 2005, 258 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This work is based on one of the travel books by the Dutch scholar and diplomat Hendrik Muller, written after a lengthy sojourn in various parts of Asia. As a member of the Netherlands’ commercial elite, he was able to gain access to the highest circles in the countries he visited. There are accou
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Dress and Tai Yai Identity in Thoed Thai, Northern Thailand
  Code WL   E22658
  Dress and Tai Yai Identity in Thoed Thai, Northern Thailand
  By :: McLean, Maya
  Bangkok 2012 162 pp., 80 pp. illus, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        Dress and Tai Yai Identity in Thoed Thai, Northern Thailand examines the changing identity of the Tai Yai people of Thoed Thai who migrated to northern Thailand from Burma as seen through dress as a symbol of their ethnic identity. It examines the influence of drug warlord Khun Sa, the subsequent r
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Dress, Textiles and Identity of the Black Tai of Loei          Province, Northeast Thailand
  Code WL   E22633
  Dress, Textiles and Identity of the Black Tai of Loei Province, Northeast Thailand
  By :: Amantea, Franco
  Bangkok 2009, 108 pp., 40 pp. illus. in col., 215 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        This book examines the contemporary role of traditional and tradition-based Black Tai textiles and dress as material and symbolic representations of the Black Tai’s ethnic and socio-cultural identity. The analysis of textiles and ethnic dress reveals that dress and textiles play a crucial role in
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East River New York
  Code WL   E22568
  East River New York
  By :: Jeffrey, Derrick John
  Bangkok 2007, 424 pp., 105 x 175 mm
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        An adventure story about a UN official sent to Thailand to assassinate a Thai village Chief on the Thai-Cambodian border during the Vietnam War. This covert operation orchestrated by rogue elements within the UN and the US Department of Defense was intended to send the message that the American drug
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Eating in Northeastern Cambodia
  Code WL   E22703
  Eating in Northeastern Cambodia
  By :: Istasse, Manon
  Bangkok 2015 417 pp., 64 pp. illus. in col, 2 pp. maps, 150 x 215 mm,
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Eating in Northeastern Cambodia. A Socio-AnthropologicalApproach to Highland Food in Ratanakiri investigates food among societies practicing swidden agriculture in Ratanakiri province, Northeastern Cambodia. The author provides a qualitative and anthropological description of food habits, practices
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Economic Conditions of North-Eastern Siam (1929), the
  Code WL   E22725
  Economic Conditions of North-Eastern Siam (1929), the
  By :: Ministry of Commerce and Communications
  Bangkok, 2018 192 pp., 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        The Economic Conditions of North-Eastern Siam is the report of the first economic survey of Isan, conducted by Reginald Stuart Le May in 1929. Prior to 1929, not much was known of neglected Northeast Siam, previously called Laos. The population, almost 4 million, 1/3rd of the Kingdom’s, was prima
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Elephant-Lore of the Hindus, The
  Code WL   E22634
  Elephant-Lore of the Hindus, The
  By :: Edgerton, Franklin
  Bangkok 2010, repr. from 1931; 148 pp., 150 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$13.00
 
        This book is a translation of the Matanga-Lila by Nilakantha. It is the best available Sanskrit work on Elephantology. The introduction covers the significance of elephant-lore in Indian literature, both the theoretical and practical elements of the “science”, modern elephant-lore which covers t
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Elephants in Thailand Vol. 1: Mahouts and their Cultures Today
  Code WL   E22638
  Elephants in Thailand Vol. 1: Mahouts and their Cultures Today
  By :: Schliesinger, Joachim
  Bangkok 2010, 232 pp., 32 pp. illus. 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        This is the first of two volumes about Thai elephants. This volume portrays the plight of wild and domesticated elephants in modern Thailand. It shows how domesticated elephants are employed both in the timber industry and in the many elephant camps for tourists around the country. It describes in d
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Elephants in Thailand Vol. 2: Through the Ages
  Code WL   E22671
  Elephants in Thailand Vol. 2: Through the Ages
  By :: Schliesinger, Joachim
  Bangkok 2012 180 pp., 40 pp. illus. 16 pp. in col, 150 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Volume 2 of our series portrays the association between elephant and man since the dawn of history and the importance of elephants in Thai history. It describes the deep roots of the elephant in my theology, describes the important position of the elephant at court, especially as battle elephant, an
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Elephants in Thailand Vol. 3: White Elephants in Thailand and  Neighboring Countries
  Code WL   E22670
  Elephants in Thailand Vol. 3: White Elephants in Thailand and Neighboring Countries
  By :: Schliesinger, Joachim
  Bangkok 2012 174 pp., 32 pp.,illus. in col, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Elephants in Thailand Vol.3; White Elephants in Thailand and Neighboring Countries, defines the “white elephant”, recounts the myths about white elephants in ancient Indian lore(the Jatakas) and their transmission to Southeast Asia, presents reports of early Western travelers on the white elepha
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Environmental Identity
  Code WL   E22589
  Environmental Identity
  By :: Nakanishi, Nao
  Bangkok 2008, 140 pp., 6 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$13.00
 
        The book examines the different concepts of a unified environment including living things as well as the natural surroundings like forests, rivers, rocks, etc. Westerners tend to rely more on cognition and a separating view distinguishing between nature and culture. Aborigines with a 50 000 year con
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Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Vol.1: Introduction and Overview
  Code WL   E22660
  Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Vol.1: Introduction and Overview
  By :: Schliesinger, Joachim
  Bangkok 2011, 358 pp., 16 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Introduction and Overview, is the first of a comprehensive three-volume work that provides a detailed account of the ethnic groups of Cambodia. All three volumes are lavishly illustrated in color and contain relevant references. The present volume looks first at the effect
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Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Vol.2: Profile of Austro-Asiatic    Spaking People
  Code WL   E22661
  Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Vol.2: Profile of Austro-Asiatic Spaking People
  By :: Schliesinger, Joachim
  Bangkok 2011, 313 pp., 16 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Profile of Austro-Asiatic-Speaking Peoples,is the second of a comprehensive three-volume work that gives a detailed account of the ethnic groups of Cambodia. All three volumes are lavishly illustrated in color and contain relevant references. The present volume provides in
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Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Vol.3: Profile of Austro-Thai and   Sinitic Speaking People
  Code WL   E22662
  Ethnic Groups of Cambodia, Vol.3: Profile of Austro-Thai and Sinitic Speaking People
  By :: Schliesinger, Joachim
  Bangkok 2011 350 pp., 32 pp. illus. 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Ethnic Groups of Cambodia-Profile of Austro-Thai and Sinitic-Speaking Peoples, is the final volume of a compreehensive three-volume work that provides a detailed account of the ethnic groups of Cambodia. All three volumes are lavishly illustrated in color and contain relevant references. This volum
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Executions by the Half-Dozen: The Pacofication of Burma
  Code WL   I9504
  Executions by the Half-Dozen: The Pacofication of Burma
  By :: Blackburn, Terence R.
  New Delhi 2008, 144 pp., 14 pp. illus., 190 x 250 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        In the First Anglo-Burmese war of 1824-26 the British could plead, with a certain amount of justification that they were sorely provoked. Whether they were goaded sufficiently to undertake a war lasting two years, where the dead were counted in thousands, and in the case of the Europeans and the Ind
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First Queer Voices from Thailand
  Code WL   E22724
  First Queer Voices from Thailand
  By :: Jackson, Peter A.
  Bangkok, 2017 301 pp., 10 pp. illus, 150 x 230 mm,
  Price :: US$16.50
 
        This is a fully revised and substantially expanded edition of Peter Jackson's highly regarded pioneering study of an Asian gay culture, Male Homosexuality in Thailand (1989). The hero of Jackson's fascinating narrative is "Uncle Go", which was the pen name of a popular magazine editor who, despite
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Flowering Plants of Thailand: A Field Guide
  Code WL   E21201
  Flowering Plants of Thailand: A Field Guide
  By :: McMakin, Patrick D.
  Bangkok 2009, 4th rev. ed.; 283 pp., 120 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        This expanded edition includes a new chapter and over sixty additional plates of Thailand’s most representative flora. Color plates and descriptions of over five hundred species make plant identification an enjoyable pastime for serious students, nature lovers, tourists or others who wish to learn
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Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Vol. 1. (Acanthaceae to      Escalloniaceae)
  Code WL   N4482
  Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Vol. 1. (Acanthaceae to Escalloniaceae)
  By :: Gardner, Simon & Pindar Sidisunthorn & Kongkanda Chayamarit
  Bangkok 2015 765 pp., fully illus. in col, 175 x 245 mm.
  Price :: US$107.00
 
       
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Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Vol. 2 (Eu-Me)               (Euphorbiaceae to Menisoermaceae)
  Code WL   N4482/2
  Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Vol. 2 (Eu-Me) (Euphorbiaceae to Menisoermaceae)
  By :: Gardner, Simon & Pindar Sidisunthorn & Kongkanda Chayamarit
  Bangkok, 2016 793 pp., fully illus. in col, 175 x 245 mm.
  Price :: US$107.00
 
       
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Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Vol. 3 (Mo-Z) Monimiaceae to Ximeniaceae & Gymnosperms
  Code WL   N4482/3
  Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Vol. 3 (Mo-Z) Monimiaceae to Ximeniaceae & Gymnosperms
  By :: Gardner, Simon & Pindar Sidisunthorn & Kongkanda Chayamarit
  Bangkok, 2018 880 pp., illus. in col, 1 map, 175 x 245 mm.
  Price :: US$110.00
 
       
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French Engineer in Burma and Siam (1880)
  Code WL   E22695
  French Engineer in Burma and Siam (1880)
  By :: Mahe, Comte A. de La Bourdonnais
  Bangkok 2014 279 pp., 16 pp. illus. 1 pp. folded map, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        A French Engineer in Burma and Siam (1880), With a Discussion on the Kra Canal Controversy contains a number of discussions on all that a French engineer, hired by the English in Burma, met with during his stay. He was a municipal engineer in Bassein to deal with the aftermath of an earthquake, an e
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French Wolf and the Siamese Lamb, The
  Code WL   E21767
  French Wolf and the Siamese Lamb, The
  By :: Tuck, Patrick
  Bangkok 2009, repr. from 1995; 481 pp., 29 pp. illus. in col., 5 maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        This book explains how narrowly Siam survived the French menace to her independence during the period of the European scramble for colonies. For half a century after arriving in Cochinchina in 1858, the French encroached on Siamese territory and interests in a variety of ways. By the 1890s, French c
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From Ancient Thai to Modern Dialects
  Code WL   E20886
  From Ancient Thai to Modern Dialects
  By :: Brown, J. Marvin
  Bangkok 2007, repr. from 1985; 270 pp., 11 folded charts, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$20.00
 
        Standard comparative studies usually stop with phoneme correspondence lists, which illustrate neither the phonological system of the languages not the systematic nature of the changes. In this book, “transformation charts” of modern phonemes in the ancient arrangement reveal both of the above me
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From Dashes to Dragons: the Ikats-Patterned Textiles of        Southeast Asia
  Code WL   E22647
  From Dashes to Dragons: the Ikats-Patterned Textiles of Southeast Asia
  By :: Howard, Michael
  Bangkok 2010, 280 pp., 34 pp. illus., 94 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        This works provides a comprehensive survey of Southeast Asia's ikat-patterned textiles. These include some of the most dramatic textiles from the region such as the famous warp ikat-patterned textiles of Sumba along with many textiles that are of great importance to the cultural heritage of the regi
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From Peking to Mandalay
  Code WL   E22239
  From Peking to Mandalay
  By :: Johnston, Reginal F.
  Bangkok 2000, repr. from 1908 510 pp., 36 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$23.00
 
        This reprint describes a journey during January to July 1906, from Weihaiwee, a Treaty Port situated at the easternmost tip of Shantung Province to Rangoon in Burma, with the purpose of gratifying his own desire to visit those parts of China least known to Europeans, and gain knowledge of the tribes
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Fruits and Vegetables in Southeast Asian Markets
  Code WL   E22646
  Fruits and Vegetables in Southeast Asian Markets
  By :: Danell, Eric & Anna Kiss & Martina Stoehrova
  Bangkok 2010 202 pp., illus. in col., 120 x 235 mm
  Price :: US$23.00
 
        This guidebook is your companion on visits to markets, restaurants and orchards. In this first volume we have selected 120 species of fruits, vegetables and mushrooms commonly found in Southeast Asia, Southern China and India. Thereby you will be sure about what you eat, which is important to fully
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Geology and Gem-stones of the Mogok Stone Tract, Burma
  Code WL   E22574
  Geology and Gem-stones of the Mogok Stone Tract, Burma
  By :: Iyer, L. A. N.
  Bangkok 2007, repr. from 1953; 102 pp., 4 pp. illus., 2 pp. maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$13.00
 
        This reprint offers historical material on the geology and gem-stones of the Mogok stone tract in Burma. The other works on the subject that have been reprinted are Rubies of Mogok, Book of the Silken East by V.C. Scott O’Connor, with an additional article On the Ruby Mines near Mogok by Robert Go
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German Surgeon's Siamese Army Diary (1909-1911), A.
  Code WL   E22684
  German Surgeon's Siamese Army Diary (1909-1911), A.
  By :: Schaefer, Friedrich
  Bangkok 2013 436 pp., 1 pp. map fold, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$23.00
 
        is the diary of a Prussian army doctor recruited by the Siamese to build up a medical services department for the army. The army had been reorganized and greatly expanded, but in line with the general state of medicine and especially surgery in the country, the troops were not adequately cared for.
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Going Places, Letting Go...A Novel
  Code WL   E22720
  Going Places, Letting Go...A Novel
  By :: Matics, Kim
  Bangkok, 2017 766 pp,. 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$33.00
 
        Going Places, Letting Go is a slice of life about friends and acquaintances unable to make firm commitments to their dead-end careers and arid relationships. In addition, as the specter of mortality hangs over their heads like the sword of Damocles, the narrative reveals how particular individuals
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Great Mosque of Banda Aceh, the
  Code WL   E22616
  Great Mosque of Banda Aceh, the
  By :: Bouwsema-Raap, Wilhelmina
  Bangkok 2009, 128 pp., illus., 150 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This book presents the complete history of the iconic monument of Aceh, Sumatra, a crucial symbol of Acehnese identity. We follow the Great Mosque (Masjid Beit ur-Rahmari) from its first incarnation four centuries ago, during Aceh’s Golden Age, through to the local response to colonialism in the 1
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Handbook of Asclepiads of Thailand
  Code WL   N4749
  Handbook of Asclepiads of Thailand
  By :: Obchant Thaithong & Aroonrat & Manit Kidyoo
  Bangkok, 2018 326 pp., fully illus. in col, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$46.50
 
       
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Harry Howard: Memoirs of an Expat, Frequent-Flyer,             Cross-Culture Golden Retriever
  Code WL   N4396
  Harry Howard: Memoirs of an Expat, Frequent-Flyer, Cross-Culture Golden Retriever
  By :: Howard, Julie
  Bangkok 2014 230 pp., 62 pp., 140 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$18.00
 
       
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Hello My Big Big Honey! (Deutsche Fassung)
  Code WL   E22608
  Hello My Big Big Honey! (Deutsche Fassung)
  By :: Walker, Dave & Richard S. Ehrlich
  Bangkok 2008, 210 pp., 130 x 195 mm
  Price :: US$10.00
 
        “Hello My Big Big Honey” ist eine bis dahin nie erzählte Darstellung der Liebesleben von Bangkoker Barmädchen und den Ausländern, von denen die Mädchen gemietet werden - und sich dazu in ihren eigenen Worten bekennen. Eine Sammlung von Liebesbriefen aus der ganzen Welt, an die Ladies of the
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History of Phuket and the Surrounding Region, A.
  Code WL   E22674
  History of Phuket and the Surrounding Region, A.
  By :: Mackay, Colin
  Bangkok 2013 450 pp., illus. 12 pp. maps, 175 x 250 mm.
  Price :: US$50.00
 
        is the first book to comprehensively examine the little-known history of the Phuket region. It incorporates over 1000 direct contemporary writings and quotes from commentators and visitors over the last 2,000 years. The book is divided into 38 chapters and is illustrated with over 100 maps, pictures
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Hoard of Thunder Philippine Short Stories in English 1990 to   2008, Vol. 1. 1990-2008
  Code WL   N4481
  Hoard of Thunder Philippine Short Stories in English 1990 to 2008, Vol. 1. 1990-2008
  By :: Abad, Gemino H.
  Diliman 2012 633 pp., 150 x 230 mm,
  Price :: US$40.00
 
       
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Ikat Weaving and Ethnic Chinese Influences in Cambodia
  Code WL   E22652
  Ikat Weaving and Ethnic Chinese Influences in Cambodia
  By :: Ter Horst, John
  Bangkok 2011 111 pp., 21 pp. illus. 16 pp. in col., 1 map. 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        It is said that the contemporary Cambodian silk industry is centuries old and can be traced back to the 12th century courts of Angkor. The hand-woven ceremonial dress, the sampot hol, is even considered a national costume and provides the war-stricken Cambodians great pride. However, little is known
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Illustrated Eco-History of Mekong River Basin, An
  Code WL   E22629
  Illustrated Eco-History of Mekong River Basin, An
  By :: Akimichi, Tomoya
  Bangkok 2009, 211 pp., illus. in col., 1 map, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$50.00
 
        This is a broad-ranging study of the interactions transforming people’s livelihoods and their environment in a rapidly-developing yet ecologically diverse region. Encompassing scientific material on climate, health and habitat through to social studies on the large number of ethnic groups, the new
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Indigenous Peoples and Migrants of Northern Papua, Indonesia
  Code WL   E22438
  Indigenous Peoples and Migrants of Northern Papua, Indonesia
  By :: Howard, Michael C. and Naffi Sanggenafa
  Bangkok 2005, 263 pp., illus. in col., 1 map, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        This study provides a contemporary look at social, cultural, and economic aspects of the lives of these peoples. While political problems associated with Indonesia’s western province of Papua (formerly Irian Jaya) have received a great deal of international media attention, studies of the people o
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Indochina
  Code WL   E22641
  Indochina
  By :: Sarraut, Albert
  Bangkok 2010, repr. from 1930; 183 pp., 149 pp. illus., 210 x 295 mm, pbk. (12 pp. in Eng. & 12 pp. in French)
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        Indochina is a reprint of the 1930 edition, with photographs mostly from the turn of the century. The French colonizers used the term Indochine to denote their political expansion of five bordering countries, namely, Laos, Cambodia, Cochinchina, with its capital at Saigon, Annam, with its capital at
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Innosense: A Journey of Love
  Code WL   N3616
  Innosense: A Journey of Love
  By :: Langat, Nick
  Bangkok 2011, 196 pp., fully illus. in col., 295 x 195 mm
  Price :: US$33.00
 
       
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Japan's Economic Relations with Thailand
  Code WL   E22615
  Japan's Economic Relations with Thailand
  By :: Swan, William
  Bangkok 2009, 450 pp., 16 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        This book traces the course of Japan’s rising trade relations with Thailand that grew in three decades from insignificance before World War I to making Japan the single biggest exporter to Thailand by the mid-1930s. Trade between the two countries grew even more important as Japan’s increasing p
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Japanese Naval Vessels at the End of World War II
  Code WL   E22621
  Japanese Naval Vessels at the End of World War II
  By :: Fukui, Shizuo
  Bangkok 2009, repr. from 1947; 248 pp., fully illus., 295 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This is a very simple form of a record of all combatant vessels and the representative minor miscellaneous vessels, inclusive of special attack crafts of the ex-Imperial Japanese Navy at the end of the war. Some army crafts which had more or less combatant value have also been included. The aim of t
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John Thomson: The Early Years-In Search of the Orient
  Code WL   E22694
  John Thomson: The Early Years-In Search of the Orient
  By :: Montague, Joel & Jim Mizerski
  Bangkok 2014 247 pp., illus, 225 x 300 mm.
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        John Thomson: The Early Years - In Search of the Orient Presents the early work of one of the greatest figures of nineteenth century photojournalism, the very first man to photograph the exotic and overpowering ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Born in Edinburgh in 1837, Thomson started his photograp
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Journalist in Siam, A
  Code WL   E22551
  Journalist in Siam, A
  By :: Freeman, Andrew A.
  Bangkok 2007, repr. from 1928; 354 pp., 3 pp. illus., 140 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This book is an account of Andrew Freeman’s time spent at The Bangkok Daily Mail, an English language newspaper published in Siam during the 1920s. Freeman is asked by King Pradjadhipok himself to take over as editor and encounters a world where pride is the name of the game for Bangkok’s small
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Journey in Siam (1863), A
  Code WL   E22436
  Journey in Siam (1863), A
  By :: Bastian, Adolf
  Bangkok 2005, 273 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        A Journey in Siam (1863) contains the travelogue written by Dr Adolf Bastian during his travels in Thailand. Bastian was a renowned ethnographer, who founded both Berlin’s Museum für Völkerkunde (Ethnological Museum) and the Berlin Anthropological Society, and his work contains valuable observat
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Karen Language Phrasebook: Basics of Sgaw Dialect
  Code WL   E22707
  Karen Language Phrasebook: Basics of Sgaw Dialect
  By :: Rhoden, T. F.
  Bangkok 2016 126 pp., 19 pp. illus, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$12.00
 
        Comprehensive guide to the basics of Sgaw dialect of Karen language. Learn key phrases and words to use with any Karen companion, whether they live in Myanmar, Thailand, or wherever in the world. Phrasebook is for more than just learning to survive in a Karen-speaking environment. The goal is also t
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Khmer Rouge Nationalism and Mass Killing: Perception of The    Vietnamese
  Code WL   N4748
  Khmer Rouge Nationalism and Mass Killing: Perception of The Vietnamese
  By :: Keo, Duong
  Bangkok, 2018 165 pp., 170 x 250 mm,
  Price :: US$19.50
 
       
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Khon Muang Music and Dance Traditions of North Thaialnd
  Code WL   E22486
  Khon Muang Music and Dance Traditions of North Thaialnd
  By :: Shahriari, Andrew C.
  Bangkok 2006, 158 pp., fully illus., 24 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This work describes in detail the traditional music and dance of northern Thailand—the area of the former Lanna kingdom and its legacy. The author has researched and performed the various musical instruments individually and in ensembles in Thailand and the United States. This book is invaluable f
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Knights of the Realm: Thailand's Military and Police Then and  Now
  Code WL   E22678
  Knights of the Realm: Thailand's Military and Police Then and Now
  By :: Chambers, Paul
  Bangkok 2013 738 pp., 35 pp., illus, 150 x 215 mm,
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        Represent the first systematic account of the political history of Thailand’s security sector and the main actors involved. The military and police find their legitimacy through law, a safeguarding of monarchy, or a more ambiguous protection of national security ̶̶ ̶̶ NATION, RELIGION, MONARCH
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Kulap Saipradit ('Sriburapha')
  Code WL   E22731
  Kulap Saipradit ('Sriburapha')
  By :: Smyth, David
  Bangkok, 2019 255 pp., illus. in back & white, 145 x 207 mm
  Price :: US$18.50
 
        Kulap Saipradit (Siburapha) : Journalist and Writer in early 20th Century Siam is the first book-length, English-language account of his work as a journalist and fiction writer. Kulap emerged in the mid-1920s as part of a new generation of fiction writers which rejected the popular trend of translat
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Lao Cooking and the Essence of Life
  Code WL   E22663
  Lao Cooking and the Essence of Life
  By :: Fischer-Zernin, Vincent
  Vientiane 2010 206 pp., illus., 1 map, 13 pp. in col., 1 cd, 190 x 275 mm
  Price :: US$30.00
 
        How the book happened
Ten years ago,after having spent the better part of my time in Thailand, life sent me to laos. Contrary to knowing everything, with only a river separating these two countries, I knew nothing. There is to this day no book available about Laos which is written with insigh
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Lao Legends
  Code WL   E22690
  Lao Legends
  By :: Mixay, Somsanouk & Fleur Brofos Asmussen
  Bangkok 2013 136 pp., 51 pp., illus. in col. 200 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$33.00
 
        “Once upon a time…..Laos!” Lao Legends, a collection of magnificent Lao tales traditionally passed down orally, now particularily well captured on paper by Somsanouk Mixay and deliciously illustrated by Fleur Brofos-Asmussen, both of Lao origin, takes one on a voyage through the imaginary
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Lao Postcards by Alfred Raquez A Collection of His 166         Postacards from 1906
  Code WL   E22681
  Lao Postcards by Alfred Raquez A Collection of His 166 Postacards from 1906
  By :: Ande, Diethard
  Bangkok 2015 334 pp., illus, 32 pp., in col, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$48.00
 
        Lao Postcards by Alfred Raquez is a first attempt to bring together the 166 postcards that were produced in six series of 25 each as Collection Raquez and 16 out-of-series postcards produced by Decoly as Cliché Raquez and later also under his brand La Pagode. Raquez was the first traveler who syst
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Lao Postcards by Houel, Barbat, Mottet, & Others: Old          Postcards Series Vol. 2: Laos
  Code WL   E22718
  Lao Postcards by Houel, Barbat, Mottet, & Others: Old Postcards Series Vol. 2: Laos
  By :: Ande, Diethard
  Bangkok, 2017 200 pp.,illus, 16 pp. in col, 210 x 295 mm.
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        Lao Postcards by Houel, Barbat, Mottet, and others is the volume 2 of the Old Postcard Series. This volume covers five postcard publishers who produced Lao postcards: Houel, G. Barbat, Mottet & Cie, La Maison d’Art Colonial, Edition de la Cie Coloniale du Laos and a collection of Lao maps on po
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Laos in 1893
  Code WL   E22610
  Laos in 1893
  By :: Lemire, Charles
  Bangkok 2008, first English trans. of 1894; 112 pp., 16 pp. illus., 2 folded maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This compelling study by bureaucrat, explorer, traveler, art collector, and guidebook writer, Charles Lemire (1839-1912), offers a highly colored portrait-in-miniature of late-Nineteenth-Century French Indochina vividly documenting the intense Siamese (Thai) and French rivalry in this region. A robu
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Laos in the 1920s: The Gods, Monks and Mountains of Laos
  Code WL   E22650
  Laos in the 1920s: The Gods, Monks and Mountains of Laos
  By :: Renaud, Jean
  Bangkok 2011, 144 pp., 72 pp. illus., 1 map, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        The book presents data and a number of unique photographs in a near-pamphlet published in 1930 to attract investors and tourists to the fledgling French colony of Laos. The book also includes an assessment of development work done there and challenges for the future by staunch colonialist Pierre Del
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Legendes du Laos
  Code WL   E22691
  Legendes du Laos
  By :: Mixay, Somsanouk & Fleur Brofos Asmussen
  Bangkok 2013 136 pp., 51 pp. illus. in col, 200 x 220 mm.
  Price :: US$33.00
 
       
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Long Winding Road to Nakhon Nowhere, the
  Code WL   N4734
  Long Winding Road to Nakhon Nowhere, the
  By :: Crutchley, Roger
  Bangkok, 2018 252 pp., 37 pp. illus, 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$16.50
 
       
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Low's Mission to Southern Siam 1824
  Code WL   E22517
  Low's Mission to Southern Siam 1824
  By :: Farrington, Anthony
  Bangkok 2007, 136 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$16.00
 
        Low’s mission was meant to enlist Siamese support for the British invasion of Burma. His mission was a failure, but the report he produced, published here in full for the first time, provides a fascinating picture of the whole area. The Andaman Sea coast of Thailand, from Phuket to the Malaysian b
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Maintaining the Union of Burma 1946-1962: The Role of the      Ethnic Nationalities in A Shan Perspective
  Code WL   N4402
  Maintaining the Union of Burma 1946-1962: The Role of the Ethnic Nationalities in A Shan Perspective
  By :: Samara Yawnghwe
  Bangkok 2013 288 pp., 170 x 250 mm.
  Price :: US$21.00
 
       
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Mandalay and Other Cities of the Past in Burma
  Code WL   E21067
  Mandalay and Other Cities of the Past in Burma
  By :: O'Connor, V. C. Scott
  Bangkok 1996, repr. from 1907; 470 pp., fully illus., 8 pp. illus. in col., 4 folded maps+plans, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$29.00
 
        First published in 1907, this book is still an important source of information for all who are curious about this fascinating country that has only recently begun the process of change. V.C. Scott O’Connor served in Burma at the turn of the century as a British colonial officer. His extensive trav
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Mandalay to Momien
  Code WL   E22627
  Mandalay to Momien
  By :: Anderson, John
  Bangkok 2009, repr. from 1876; 522 pp., 16 pp. illus., 2 pp. maps, 2 pp. folded maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This account provides a fascinating eye witness summary of two expeditions made in pursuit of what can only be described as a misconceived dream. The idea of a “back door” to China, which excited British speculative greed from the late 1860s, seemed determined to ignore both economic realities a
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Measured Art, the: A Proportional Analysis of Early Khmer      Sculpture
  Code WL   E22655
  Measured Art, the: A Proportional Analysis of Early Khmer Sculpture
  By :: Dowling, Nancy
  Bangkok 2011 174 pp., 9 pp. illus., 34 pp. in col. 210 x 295 mm.
  Price :: US$33.00
 
        The Measured Art: A Proportional Analysis of Early Khmer Sculpture Offers an innovative approach to interpreting early Khmer sculpture. This book presents a proportional analysis in which measurements are taken directly from the images. In the absence of historical evidence about artistic practices
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Meet the Akhas
  Code WL   E22560
  Meet the Akhas
  By :: Goodman, Jim
  Bangkok 2008, 196 pp., 48 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        A comprehensive introduction to the Akha hill tribals of Northern Thailand and their way of life includes a language section to enable you to talk to your hosts.
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Mysterious Bangkok: Ten days in the City of Angels
  Code WL   N3514
  Mysterious Bangkok: Ten days in the City of Angels
  By :: Frei, Robert
  Bangkok 2010, 390 pp., illus., 30 pp. in col., 2 pp. maps, 145 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Mysterious Bangkok is a lovingly-written cultural and historical city guide which portrays the citizens of Bangkok with heartfelt sensitivity and as such is intended to contribute towards a mutual understanding between our cultures.
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Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma
  Code WL   E22630
  Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma
  By :: Dulyapak Preecharuhh
  Bangkok 2009, 196 pp., illus., 145 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This book examines the possible factors involved in the current relocation of the capital in order to enrich and enhance an understanding about contemporary Burma, or the Union of Myanmar, in various aspects—including History, Geography, Political Science, Military Science, Economics, Sociology an
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Nick Knatterton Vol.2: 100 Neue Abenteuer des Beruehmten       Meisterdetektivs Erzaehlt und ezeichnet
  Code WL   E22550
  Nick Knatterton Vol.2: 100 Neue Abenteuer des Beruehmten Meisterdetektivs Erzaehlt und ezeichnet
  By :: Schmidt, Manfred
  Bangkok 2007, 54 pp., illus., 270 x 175 mm
  Price :: US$9.00
 
       
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Nick Knatterton Vol.3: Die Neuesten 10 Abenteuer
  Code WL   N3150
  Nick Knatterton Vol.3: Die Neuesten 10 Abenteuer
  By :: Schmidt, Manfred
  Bangkok 2008, 56 pp., illus., 270 x 170 mm
  Price :: US$9.00
 
       
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Nick Knatterton Vol.4: Wieder 100 Neue Abenteuer des           Beruehmten Meisterdetektivs
  Code WL   N3197
  Nick Knatterton Vol.4: Wieder 100 Neue Abenteuer des Beruehmten Meisterdetektivs
  By :: Schmidt, Manfred
  Bangkok 2008, 56 pp., illus., 270 x 170 mm
  Price :: US$9.00
 
       
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Opium Weights
  Code WL   N4108
  Opium Weights
  By :: Braun, Rolf & Ilse
  Yangon 2012 166 pp., illus. 145 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        The earliest comprehensive study of the animal shaped weights from Burma, comonly referred to as Opium Weights. It was first published in 1983 in three languages and is now available again in a smaller version in English only. (A print-on-demand edition from Myanmar (Burma)
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Pagan and Burma in 1899: A Millennium of Buddhist Temple Art
  Code WL   E22686
  Pagan and Burma in 1899: A Millennium of Buddhist Temple Art
  By :: Thomann, Th. H
  Bangkok 2014 314 pp. illus. 8 pp. in col, 1 pp. folded map,150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Pagan and Burma in 1899. A Millennium of Buddhist Temple Art documents the research and travels of a German scholar-collector of Buddhist art. The ethnologist, connected with the Hamburg Museum for Ethnology, spend years studying Pagan in present-day Myanmar, one of the largest collections of Buddhi
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Participatory Approaches for Sustainable Land use in Southeast Asia
  Code WL   E22437
  Participatory Approaches for Sustainable Land use in Southeast Asia
  By :: Neef, Andreas
  Bangkok 2005, 428 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        This work comprises in-depth analyses and discussion of Participatory Research and Development in action, with emphasis on the needs of rural communities in marginal regions of Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Nepal, the Philippines, South China, Thailand and Vietnam. 38 scientists and development p
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Pasa Phu-Thai puer Sukkapab Phu Thai-Thai-English: Phu-Thai    Language for Health, Phuthai-Thai-English
  Code WL   T28291
  Pasa Phu-Thai puer Sukkapab Phu Thai-Thai-English: Phu-Thai Language for Health, Phuthai-Thai-English
  By :: Mollerup, Asger and Thanyalak Chaisuk Mollerup
  Bangkok 2013 80 pp., illus. in col., 1 map, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$9.00
 
       
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People, Livelihoods, and Development in the Xekong River       Basin, Laos
  Code WL   E22619
  People, Livelihoods, and Development in the Xekong River Basin, Laos
  By :: Baird, Ian G. & Bruce Shoemaker
  Bangkok, 2008 497 pp., 36 pp. illus., 2 pp. maps, 150 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        This is a wide-ranging study that provides an overview of the area’s history and geography as well as the cultures and livelihood systems of the people living there. Central to the study is a detailed description of the acute social, cultural, economic and ecological challenges that locals are fac
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Phuket Days, Life in the Island Fast Lane
  Code WL   E22723
  Phuket Days, Life in the Island Fast Lane
  By :: Campbell, Patrick
  Bangkok, 2017 215 pp., 147 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$16.50
 
        Phuket Days is a “must-read” for anyone who visits, lives, or plans a ride on this island roller-coaster. Knowledgeable, affectionate and funny, this new book - part story, part guide, opens up a wide-ranging perspective, with fresh insights into one of the worlds’ top tourist attractions. Bas
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Picture Postcards of Cambodia 1900-1950
  Code WL   E22651
  Picture Postcards of Cambodia 1900-1950
  By :: Montague, Joel G.
  Bangkok 2010, 337 pp., illus., 19 pp. in col., 210 x 300 mm
  Price :: US$38.00
 
        An ambitious study of Cambodia's colonial history, this book examines picture postcards, a novel visual source that exploded as a revolutionary form of popular communication during the first half of the twentieth century. French military, civil servants and tourists bought thousands of exotic pictur
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Plumeria in Thailand: A Guide to 235 Varieties
  Code WL   E22666
  Plumeria in Thailand: A Guide to 235 Varieties
  By :: Pein, Joerg
  Bangkok, 2012 205 pp., 79 pp. illus. in col. 150 x 215 mm.
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        Plumeria in Thailand : A Guide to 235 Varieties lists and illustrates 235 horticultural varieties and species of mainly Thai origin-many of them never described before. The plumeria of frangipani is a magnificent flowering tropical tree, unrivalled for its exquisite colors and fragrances. Written fo
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Political Struggles in Laos (1930-1954)
  Code WL   E22439
  Political Struggles in Laos (1930-1954)
  By :: Gunn, Geoffrey C.
  Bangkok 2005, 382 pp., 6 pp. illus., 3 maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This is the first detailed history of the origins of communism, ethno-nationalism and nationalism in the former French colony. Communism first took root in Laos under Vietnamese auspices in 1930, the year Ho Chi Minh’s Indochinese Communist Party was founded. Anti-French nationalism under the Lao
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Politics of (no) Elections in Thailand: Lessons from the       2011 General Election, the
  Code WL   E22711
  Politics of (no) Elections in Thailand: Lessons from the 2011 General Election, the
  By :: Merieau, Eugenie
  Bangkok, 2016 278 pp., 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$23.00
 
        The book was borne out of the idea that the 2011 election represents a paradigm shift in the history of Thai electoral politics. Data collected by King Prajadhipok’s Institute before and after the 2011 election, mostly through face-to-face interviews, came to substantiate this claim. The data p
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Pre-Angkorian Temple of Preah Ko, the
  Code WL   E22490
  Pre-Angkorian Temple of Preah Ko, the
  By :: Falser, Michael S.
  Bangkok 2006, 261 pp., illus., 48 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 300 mm
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        The temple of Preah Ko, built in the 9th century AD, represents a unique transition point between the Pre-Angkorian and the Angkorian periods. It is undoubtedly one of the most important temple structures in Khmer architecture, if not in whole South-East Asia. This temple gave a whole range of 9th c
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Preah Vihear: A Guide to the Thai-Cambodian Conflict and Its   Solutions
  Code WL   E22687
  Preah Vihear: A Guide to the Thai-Cambodian Conflict and Its Solutions
  By :: Charnvit Kasetsir, Pou Sothirak, Pavin Chachavalpongpun
  Bangkok 2013 127 pp., 8 pp. illus, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$16.00
 
        Why does the old wound between Thailand and Cambodia since 1962 reopen again in the 2000s? This time it is potentially more dangerous than half a century earlier. This book offers not only the explanations of the conflict -- from the legacies of the colonial era to the political situations that led
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Professional Stranger
  Code WL   E22623
  Professional Stranger
  By :: Mulder, Niels
  Bangkok 2009, 210 pp., 16 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This study relates the adventure of doing anthropology in an unruly period, whose events sometimes affected the research. The story is basically concerned with the process of coming to grips with the logic of Thai life, such as formally recorded in Everyday Life in Thailand; An Interpretation and In
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Pwo Karen in Focus: Photographs, field notes and memoirs, Dong Luang, 1960s North Thailand
  Code WL   E22719
  Pwo Karen in Focus: Photographs, field notes and memoirs, Dong Luang, 1960s North Thailand
  By :: Hinton, Elizabeth
  Bangkok, 2017 365 pp., illus, 145 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Pwo Karen in Focus: Photographs, field notes and memoirs, Dong Luang, 1960s North Thailand, records sixteen months in 1968 - 69 that anthropologist Peter Hinton and his wife Elizabeth spent in Dong Luang, a Pwo Karen village in the hills of North Thailand. Peter was specifically studying Karen swidd
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Rails of the Kingdom: The History of Thai Railways
  Code WL   E22673
  Rails of the Kingdom: The History of Thai Railways
  By :: Kakisaki, Ichiro
  Bangkok 2012 228 pp.,53 pp. Figures, 80 pp., illus. 16 pp. Plates, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        Rails of the Kingdom is an outline of railway history in Thailand intended for general readers, summarizing the author’s previous research in transport in Thailand. It aims to present a general history of Thai railways from the latter half of the nineteenth century to the present, focusing on chan
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Railway Atlas of Thailand, Laos & Cambodia
  Code WL   E22637
  Railway Atlas of Thailand, Laos & Cambodia
  By :: Whyte, Brendan
  Bangkok 2010, 280 pp., 40 pp. illus., 16 pp. illus. in col., 32 pp. maps in col., 210 x 270 mm
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        The atlas presents detailed maps of three Southeast Asian countries, depicting every known railway, tramway and mass-transit line, public or private, past and present. The bilingual maps locate and name every station in both local and Romanized scripts. In addition, the extensive text describes the
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Railways of Tramways of Viet Nam, the
  Code WL   E22669
  Railways of Tramways of Viet Nam, the
  By :: Doling, Tim
  Bangkok 2012 423 pp.,illus. 17 pp. maps, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        The Railways and Tramways of Việt Nam is the result of two years of research and is the first in-depth English language history of Việt Nam’s rail and tram networks, from their inception to the present day. Drawing on both French and Vietnamese archival materials__many only recently made avai
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Rangda, Bali's Queen of the Witches
  Code WL   E22612
  Rangda, Bali's Queen of the Witches
  By :: Fossey, Claire
  Bangkok 2008, 118 pp., 8 pp. illus., 4 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        This book presents a distinctive and revealing new approach to this Bali Hindu figure. For decades, Rangda has been presented to the world as a terrifying and monstrous old woman who rules the dark forces and is the enemy of all things good. Relying on a series of interviews with men and women livin
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Reamker: The Cambodian Ramayana: Gods Demons and Heroes, The   Ancient Inscriptions from the Mural Paintings of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha                                             Part I: Khmer Inscriptions
  Code WL   N4888
  Reamker: The Cambodian Ramayana: Gods Demons and Heroes, The Ancient Inscriptions from the Mural Paintings of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha Part I: Khmer Inscriptions
  By :: Stevens, Arjay
  Phnom Penh, 2019 (Cambodian + English + French) 394 pp., fully illus. in col, 280 x 310 mm. 54 pp., 210 x 290 mm (slip case)
  Price :: US$117.00
 
       
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Red vs. Yellow Vol. 1:Thailand's crisis of idenitity
  Code WL   E22631/pbk
  Red vs. Yellow Vol. 1:Thailand's crisis of idenitity
  By :: Nostitz, Nick
  Bangkok 2012 (reprint 2009) 160 pp., 87 pp., illus. in col. 1 map, 145 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$19.00
 
       
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Red Vs. Yellow Vol. 2: Thailand's Political Awakening
  Code WL   E22654
  Red Vs. Yellow Vol. 2: Thailand's Political Awakening
  By :: Nostitz, Nick
  Bangkok 2011, 224 pp., fully illus. in col., 1 map, 155 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$33.00
 
        The second volume of Nostitz’s “Red vs. Yellow” covers the protests of the Red Shirts against the Abhisit Vejajiva government in 2009, culminating in the Songkran riots in April 2009, the defeat and eventual transformation of the Red Shirt movement into a social mass movement by autumn 2009. N
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Revolving Doors: A Novel
  Code WL   N4477
  Revolving Doors: A Novel
  By :: Matics, Kim
  Bangkok 2015 398 pp., 150 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        The main character impulsively changes his travel plans and lands in Bangkok seeking a long-lost acquaintance for whom he has carried a torch many years, without admitting this fact to himself until now. Since Thailand is a completely new country for him, he has several unusual adventures, some plea
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Royal Siamese State Railway Southern Line 1917
  Code WL   E22700
  Royal Siamese State Railway Southern Line 1917
  By :: Ministry of Communication
  Bangkok, 2016 215 pp., illus, 3 pp. folded maps, 210 x 300 mm,
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        The seven parts deal with
1 Souvenir of the Opening of the Royal Siamese State Railway, Southern Line, 1917
2 Royal State Railways Siam, Southern Line, 1915
3 Photographs Relating to the Siamese Railway, 1898-1904
4 Railway Stations
5 Thirtieth Annual Report on the Administ
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Rubies of Mogok: Thabeit-Kyin, Capelan, Mogok
  Code WL   E22571
  Rubies of Mogok: Thabeit-Kyin, Capelan, Mogok
  By :: O'Connor, V. C. Scott
  Bangkok 2008, repr. from 1904; 158 pp., text illus., 8 pp. illus., 8 pp. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This reprint covers book 12 (chapters 44-48) of The Silken East: A Record of Life and Travel in Burma, which was published in 1904. This reprint has five additional photographs from Natural History 1928, the Journal of the American Museum of Natural History. These pictures show scenes from Mogok and
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Ruby Mine District
  Code WL   E22572
  Ruby Mine District
  By :: George, E. C. S.
  Bangkok 2007, repr. from 1962; 166 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This is the third historical reprint in the series on this subject. The other two reprints are Rubies of Mogok, which covers book 12 (chapters 44-48 of The Silken East by Scott O’Connor, published in 1904) and “Ruby Mine District” of the Burma Gazetteer. This reprint includes prints from The I
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Sacred Caves of Tam Ting (Pak Ou), Luang Prabung of Tam, Laos  Mystery, Splendor, and Desecration
  Code WL   E22706
  Sacred Caves of Tam Ting (Pak Ou), Luang Prabung of Tam, Laos Mystery, Splendor, and Desecration
  By :: Egloff, Brian & Kristin Kelly
  Bangkok 2015 166 pp., illus. 32 pp. in col, 4 pp. maps. 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        Sacred Caves of Tam Ting (Pak On), Luang Prabung, Laos: Mystery, Splendor, and Desecration is the story of the eaves, of the collabora¬tive international conservation project, and of what happened after the project closed in 1997. It places the caves in context and explains their significance and b
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Samurai of Ayutthaya: Yamada Nagamasa, Japanese Warrior and    Merchant in Early Seventeenth-Century Siam
  Code WL   E22626
  Samurai of Ayutthaya: Yamada Nagamasa, Japanese Warrior and Merchant in Early Seventeenth-Century Siam
  By :: Polenghi, Cesare
  Bangkok 2008, 108 pp., 16 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 220 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        A fascinating account of the life and the times of a unique historical character: a mysterious Japanese merchant-warrior who made his fame and fortune in the bustling city that was Ayutthaya in the early Seventeenth-Century. His deeds—historical and fictional—have been narrated in Japan for more
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Sanskrit-English Philosophical Wordlist
  Code WL   N3489
  Sanskrit-English Philosophical Wordlist
  By :: Freeland, Christopher
  Chiang Mai 2007, 432 pp., 225 x 285 mm
  Price :: US$63.00
 
        Intended for students of Indian philosophy and language, this wordlist is a compendium of about three thousand five hundred terms compiled to help in the study of Indian philosophical systems, with a special emphasis on Shankara’s Kevaladvaita system. Logically enough, the lexicon refers to terms
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Scramble for Rails :
  Code WL   E22730
  Scramble for Rails :
  By :: Kakizaki, Ichiro
  Bangkok, 2019 303 pp., illus. 12 pp. in col, 210 x 295 mm, pbk.
  Price :: US$25.00
 
       
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Shan Conundrun in Burma, The
  Code WL   E22648
  Shan Conundrun in Burma, The
  By :: Aye, Henri-Andre
  Bangkok 2010 291 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        The Shan Conundrum in Burma is the personal account of historical and political events over a span of sixty years from 1940s to the early 2000s. The author, a son of the Shan politician Namkham U Htun Aye who had served as Member of Parliament, state minister, and head of Shan State from the late 19
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Shivapada in Khmer Art
  Code WL   E22653
  Shivapada in Khmer Art
  By :: Sahai, Sachchidanand
  Bangkok 2011 138 pp., illus. 19 pp. in col. 7 pp. maps, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Shivapada in Khmer Art offers a fascinating account of Shiva, the enigmatic god of the Hindu pantheon, ever present on the earth as ascetic, householder, and even as cultivator. Based on the original Sanskrit and Khmer literary sources, and the most recent archaeological research, the narrative deve
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Siam on the Meinam From the Gulf to Ayuthia
  Code WL   E22639
  Siam on the Meinam From the Gulf to Ayuthia
  By :: Sommerville, Maxwell
  Bangkok 2010, repr. from 1897; 292 pp., 52 pp. illus., 1 folded map, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This reprint comes in two parts. The first part covers all aspects of life in Bangkok in 1897. The author describes his trip from Singapore to Bangkok; the hotel, the city, the bazaars, Wat Poh, evening on the Meinam, the library, the museum, Wat Cheng, prison and shop (with interesting remarks on w
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Siam's Rural Economy under King Chulalongkorn
  Code WL   E22173
  Siam's Rural Economy under King Chulalongkorn
  By :: Dilok Nabarath, Prince
  Bangkok 2000, first English trans. of 1908 354 pp., 24 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        This dissertation by Prince Dilok Nabarath, Prince of Siam, son of HM King Chulalongkorn and Chao Chom Manda Dibakesorn of Chiang Mai, was submitted at the University of Tübingen, Germany. The book covers virtually every aspect of the agricultural base of Thailand’s economy at the turn of the pre
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Slices of Thai History from the Curious & Controversial to the Heroic & Hardy
  Code WL   N4879
  Slices of Thai History from the Curious & Controversial to the Heroic & Hardy
  By :: Stearn, Duncan
  Bangkok, 2019 178 pp., 36 pp. illus. 150 x 215 mm,
  Price :: US$16.50
 
       
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Something Else Again
  Code WL   E22712
  Something Else Again
  By :: Matics, Kim
  Bangkok, 2016 574 pp., 150 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        Attempting to identify the European artistic roots of some of his father'™s paintings, the art dealer flies to France to soak up the ambiance. While exploring Paris, an old flame turns up unexpectedly. Sharing a kindred interest in Cathar history, the couple embarks on a life-changing journey throu
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Spirit Houses of Thailand, The
  Code WL   E22518
  Spirit Houses of Thailand, The
  By :: Reichart, Peter A. & Pathawee Khongkhunthian
  Bangkok 2007, 132 pp., illus., 40 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$32.00
 
        This book provides a comprehensive overview of this custom, describing the different types of spirit houses in Thailand. It devotes one chapter to the worship of the Lord of the Land and what to offer him to keep him satisfied and in good moods. The ceremony how to install a spirit house is describe
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Spirits and Souls
  Code WL   E22466
  Spirits and Souls
  By :: Sparkes, Stephen
  Bangkok 2005, 291 pp., 8 pp. illus. in col., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        An anthropological study of the complex and rich cosmology of the Isan. The interrelationship between gender concepts and religious practices is analyzed through the symbolism of some of the most important Buddhist and household rituals in the setting of a large village in Loei Province. This approa
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Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles
  Code WL   E22692
  Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles
  By :: Findle, Ellison Banks
  Bangkok 2014 320 pp., illus. 31 pp., in col, 1 map, 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$43.00
 
        Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles is the first study of Lao-Tai textiles to focus specifically on the relation between the figural designs of the textiles and their religious meaning and use. Based primarily on interviews with weavers and shamans from Hua Phan province, La
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Spirits of the Yellow Leaves: The Enigmatic Hunter-Gathers of  Northern Thailand, The
  Code WL   E22465
  Spirits of the Yellow Leaves: The Enigmatic Hunter-Gathers of Northern Thailand, The
  By :: Bernatzik, Hugo Adolf
  Bangkok 2005, 272 pp., 56 pp. illus., 2 pp. maps, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        A colorful travel account and documentary work by the Austrian ethnographer and photographer Hugo A. Bernatzik. First published in German in 1938 under the title Die Geister der gelben Blätter it is long since out of print. This is an important work for several reasons and it is certainly worth pub
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Street Map of the Cities of Ubon Ratchathani & Warin Chamrap,  Scale: 1:14,200 with Enlargements of Central Ubon              Rathchathani and Warin Chamrap at 1:6,500., 1 Kilometre grid.
  Code WL   N3461
  Street Map of the Cities of Ubon Ratchathani & Warin Chamrap, Scale: 1:14,200 with Enlargements of Central Ubon Rathchathani and Warin Chamrap at 1:6,500., 1 Kilometre grid.
  By :: Whyte, B. Dr.
  Ubon Rathchathani 2009 4 sheets, 850 x 600 mm
  Price :: US$7.00
 
       
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String Figures
  Code WL   E22441
  String Figures
  By :: Jayne, Caroline Furness
  Bangkok 2006, repr. from 1906; 448 pp., 7 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$15.00
 
        This reprint presents an exhaustive study on an aspect of cultural heritage that can be found in many different cultures across Asia, America and Europe. There seem to be two main groups. In the European and Asiatic type two strings pass around the back of each hand and the crossing loops are taken
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Ta Prohm: A Glorious Era in Angkor Civilization
  Code WL   E22514
  Ta Prohm: A Glorious Era in Angkor Civilization
  By :: Kapur, Pradeep Kumar & Sachidanand Sahai
  Bangkok 2007, 240 pp., 102 pp. illus., 34 pp. plans, 215 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$45.00
 
        The authors offers a new look at the biography of Jayavarman VII, focusing on the ideology of abnegation followed by this Angkorian monarch. With his well-developed policy of public welfare, the king surpassed the contemporary European kings. The monograph shows how Ta Prohm was intricately connecte
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Tai Race, Elder Brother of the Chinese, The
  Code WL   E21866
  Tai Race, Elder Brother of the Chinese, The
  By :: Dodd, William Clifton
  Bangkok 1996, repr. from 1923; 388 pp., fully illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This book was of great importance for the intellectual and political history of Thailand during the first part of the century. Its traces can still be found in those chapters of Thai schoolbooks that deal with the original homeland of the Thais. The account of Dodd’s explorations in the southern p
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Taking it up the Blindside
  Code WL   N4758
  Taking it up the Blindside
  By :: Prichard, Jon
  Bangkok, 2019 272 pp., 31 pp. illus, 5 pp. maps, 150 x 215 mm.
  Price :: US$16.50
 
       
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Tangled in Time
  Code WL   N4732
  Tangled in Time
  By :: Nevo (Shtelzer), Dajna
  Bangkok, 2018 280 pp., illus. in col, 1 map, 205 x 255 mm,
  Price :: US$50.00
 
       
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Temple Caves & Grottoes in Thailand: A Picture-Guide Book
  Code WL   N4474
  Temple Caves & Grottoes in Thailand: A Picture-Guide Book
  By :: Vogt, Nils B.
  Bangkok 2013 214 pp., fully illus. in col, 215 x 260 mm.
  Price :: US$33.00
 
       
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Tending the Spirits: The Shamanic Experience in Northeadtern   Laos
  Code WL   E22708
  Tending the Spirits: The Shamanic Experience in Northeadtern Laos
  By :: Findly, Ellison Banks
  Bangkok 2016 266 pp., fully illus. in col, 210 x 295 mm.
  Price :: US$42.00
 
        This study of shamans in northeastern Laos details the call, training, and ritual practice of female and male healers, as well as of male funeral shamans who guide the deceased's spirit to heaven. Based almost exclusively on interviews with shamans and weavers in mountain and urban villages of Hua
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Textile Traditions in Contemporary Southeast Asia
  Code WL   E22657
  Textile Traditions in Contemporary Southeast Asia
  By :: Howard, Michael C.
  Bangkok 2012 175 pp., 67 pp., illus. in col. 210 x 295 mm.
  Price :: US$33.00
 
        Textiles Traditions in Contemporary Southeast Asia includes eight chapters that examine different aspects of the cultural role of textiles in Southeast Asia today. The topics include the relationship between textiles and art with case studies of Tai peoples and Indonesia, The revival of natural dyei
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Textiles and Identity in Brunei Darussalam
  Code WL   E22575
  Textiles and Identity in Brunei Darussalam
  By :: Wahsalfelah, Siti Norkhalbi Haji
  Bangkok 2007, 142 pp., 35 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        This book examines the role of traditional hand-woven textiles in modern Brunei Darussalam. It examines the types of textiles and the roles that they have played in different situations, such as indicators of social status, wealth, and political prominence. The study focuses on how locally woven tex
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Textiles of the Highland Peoples of Burma Vol. I: The Naga,    Chin, Jingpho, and Other Baric-speaking Groups
  Code WL   E22443
  Textiles of the Highland Peoples of Burma Vol. I: The Naga, Chin, Jingpho, and Other Baric-speaking Groups
  By :: Howard, Michael C.
  Bangkok 2005, 372 pp., fully illus., 4 pp. maps, 215 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$52.00
 
        Volume 1 focuses on the speakers of Tibeto-Burma languages that are classified as Baric. These include numerous groups of Naga, Chin as well as the Mru, Jingpho, Kado, Riang, and Meithei. The majority of these peoples live in the western highlands of Burma as well as in neighboring areas of Banglade
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Textiles, Crafts and Customs of Burma's Women World (1910)
  Code WL   E22685
  Textiles, Crafts and Customs of Burma's Women World (1910)
  By :: Scherman, Lucian & Christine
  Bangkok 2014 191 pp., 64 pp., illus, 1 map, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$16.00
 
        Textiles, Crafts and Customs of Burma’s Women World (1910) documents the travels of a German couple researching Burma’s tribal women in 1910-1911. Published in 1922 as a complement to scientific articles with the purpose of making available unique photographic material it has long remained obscu
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Thai Democracy in Crisis: 27 Truths
  Code WL   N3496
  Thai Democracy in Crisis: 27 Truths
  By :: Chaturon Chaisang
  Bangkok 2009, 286 pp., 44 pp. illus., 145 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        In this book, Chaturon Chaisang addresses key issues on Thai Democracy in a head-on manner. Among other things, he offers his views on the activities of former Prime Minister Dr. Thaksin Shinawatra. He presents a thought-provoking analysis of the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD—the “Yello
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Thai Food Complex, the
  Code WL   E22679
  Thai Food Complex, the
  By :: Poupon, Roland
  Bangkok 2013 353 pp., 5 pp. maps, 150 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        The Thai Food Complex: From the Rice Fields to Industrial and Organic Foods Constitutes a fascinating paradox. Global companies such as CP and Red Bull have emerged side-by-side with more traditional rice growers. And not only are they all thriving together, they actually strengthen each other.
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Thai Mural Painting Vol. 1: Iconography, Analysis & Guide
  Code WL   E22622
  Thai Mural Painting Vol. 1: Iconography, Analysis & Guide
  By :: Jaiser, Gerhard
  Bangkok 2009, 240 pp., illus., 24 pp. in col., 150 x 215 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This is the first comprehensive survey of all aspects of Thai mural painting. It includes short versions of the most important Buddhist stories extensively illustrated by depictions from temple murals. The historical overview includes all regions and periods, based on materials from nearly two-hundr
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Thai Mural Paintings Vol. 2: Society, Preservation and         Subjects
  Code WL   E22636
  Thai Mural Paintings Vol. 2: Society, Preservation and Subjects
  By :: Jaiser, Gerhard
  Bangkok 2010, 268 pp., 64 pp. illus. in col., 1 CD-ROM in pocket, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$26.00
 
        This is a continuation of Thai Mural Painting, Volume 1: Iconography, Analysis and Guide. Together these volumes provide a concise overview of all aspects of Thai mural painting. The main body of this second volume considers important aspects of Thai everyday life and culture as reflected in mural p
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Thai Native Orchids 1
  Code WL   E22625
  Thai Native Orchids 1
  By :: Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden
  Chiang Mai 2008 310 pp., fully illus. in col., 215 x 305 mm
  Price :: US$53.00
 
       
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Thai Native Orchids 2
  Code WL   E22624
  Thai Native Orchids 2
  By :: Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden
  Chiang Mai 2008 328 pp., fully illus. in col., 215 x 305 mm
  Price :: US$53.00
 
       
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Thai Popular Music: Thai Popular,. Vol.1
  Code WL   E22668
  Thai Popular Music: Thai Popular,. Vol.1
  By :: Jaiser, Gerhard
  Bangkok 2012 289 pp., 16 pp. illus. in col. 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$22.00
 
        Thai Popular Music is an analysis of luk krung, luk thung, phleng phuea chiwit, and Thai pop, forms of music played for both rural and urban audiences in Thailand. Luk thung is used also as a political tool, as rural Thais become more politically aware. Music plays an extremely important role in Tha
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Thai Soaps: An Analysis of Thai Television Dramas
  Code WL   E22714
  Thai Soaps: An Analysis of Thai Television Dramas
  By :: Jaiser, Gerhard
  Bangkok, 2017 240 pp., 16 pp. illus. in illus, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$23.00
 
        Thai Soaps, An Analysis of Thai Television Dramas is the first study to describe their full significance as a culture-specific narrative formula. Thai soap operas are one of the most prominent aspects of present-day Thai popular culture. Based on a substantial corpus, the book analyses f
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Thailand Easy: Guide to Travel, Language, Retirement &         Relationships
  Code WL   N3407
  Thailand Easy: Guide to Travel, Language, Retirement & Relationships
  By :: Klein, Ken
  Bangkok 2009, 141 pp., 145 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$8.00
 
        “I have to say that I’ve never read anything quite like Thailand Easy. Don’t expect to sit back and be a placid observer, along for the ride. This book helps you to dive in head-first and explore what it means to be Thai. And when you come out on the other side, you find that you know a lot mo
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Thaksin's Thailand: Populism & Polarisation
  Code WL   N3529
  Thaksin's Thailand: Populism & Polarisation
  By :: Funston, John
  Bangkok 2010, 145 pp., 145 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$13.00
 
        This report was published by the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University in co-operation with the National Thai Studies Centre of the Australian National University and brings together six papers on the former prime minister’s governments. The papers include exp
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The Country and People of Siam
  Code WL   E22071
  The Country and People of Siam
  By :: Doehring, Karl
  Bangkok 1999 206 pp., 142 pp. illus., 210 x 290 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Photographic Impressions of Siam is the first English translation of Siam, Land und Volk, accompanied by 142 pages of original photographs. The architect Karl Dohring lived and worked in Siam during King Chulalongkorn's Reign. He was involved in many different projects for the king as well as for go
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The Nagas: Memories of Headhunters, Indo-Burmese Borderland    Vol. 1
  Code WL   E22713
  The Nagas: Memories of Headhunters, Indo-Burmese Borderland Vol. 1
  By :: Drouyer, Isabel Azevedo & Rene
  Bangkok, 2016 267 pp., 272 images, 112 figures, 160 plates, 215 x 305 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        'THE NAG AS - Memories of Headhunters - Indo-Burmese Borderlands - Volume 1' gives voice to the last protagonists of an almost vanished world. For the first time, former Naga headhunters and families talk extensively about their past, their fears and their hopes. Based on fieldwork and in-depth int
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Three Women of Annan
  Code WL   E22722
  Three Women of Annan
  By :: Chivas-Baron, Clothilde
  Bangkok, 2018 220 pp., 145 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        Three Women of Annam. Womanhood in 1920s Vietnam was written by a French feminist of the early hours. She tells the story of three local women, contrasting their destinies as they belonged to different social strata. They are the daughter of a high-placed official called against her will to the impe
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Tibetan People and Their Stories in the 20th Century
  Code WL   E22667
  Tibetan People and Their Stories in the 20th Century
  By :: Zhang Xiaoming & Jin Zhiguo. Etc.
  Beijing 2012 221 pp., illus. 92 pp. in col. 165 x 240 mm.
  Price :: US$18.00
 
        Is a brief version in 41 chapters from the Chinese point of view. It starts with the anti British war, the prelude to the 20th century. The British attacks in late 19th century in Tibet. It deals with the 13th Dalai Lama, the Simla Conference, the 9th, 10th, 11th Panchen Lama, founding of the Tibeta
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Titillating Tales from Northern Thailand
  Code WL   E22715
  Titillating Tales from Northern Thailand
  By :: Brun, Viggo
  Bangkok, 2017 263 pp.,145 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$16.50
 
        Titillating Tales from Northern Thailand is an unusual and fascinating collection of tales from Northern Thailand containing - besides myths, legends, trickster tales, fairy tales, anecdotes etc - also a number of tales where sex is a central theme. The author of this volume spent several years in
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Tor Chor Dor: Thailand's Border Patrol Police (BPP) Vol, 1
  Code WL   E22688
  Tor Chor Dor: Thailand's Border Patrol Police (BPP) Vol, 1
  By :: Desmond, Ball
  Bangkok 2013 767 pp., 128 pp. illus. in col, 150 x 220 mm.
  Price :: US$52.00
 
        Volume 1 of an exhaustive two-volume study of Thailand’s Tamruat Trawen Chaidaen, or Border Patrol Police (BPP), provides a general history of the corps, its organization and deployment throughout Thailand, its personnel structure, and a discussion of the equipment it has on hand. To exemplify the
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Tor Chor Dor: Thailand's Border Patrol Police (BPP) Vol. 2
  Code WL   E22689
  Tor Chor Dor: Thailand's Border Patrol Police (BPP) Vol. 2
  By :: Desmond, Ball
  Bangkok 2013 922 pp., 4 pp. maps, 128 pp. illus. in col, 150 x 215 mm,
  Price :: US$55.00
 
        Tor Chor Dor: Thailand’s Border Patrol Police (BPP) is an exhaustive two-volume study of the Tamruat Trawen Chaidaen (Tor Chor Dor or BPP), which is clearly the most professional of all Thailand’s paramilitary organizations. Volume 2 provides detailed information about the BPP’s current activi
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Trade in Human Beings for Sex in Southeast Asia, The
  Code WL   E22644
  Trade in Human Beings for Sex in Southeast Asia, The
  By :: Le Roux, Pierre & Jean Baffie & Gilles Beullier (Eds)
  Bangkok 2010, 512 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This collection of papers brings together 28 senior scholars and experts hailing from all over the world in various disciplines: ethnology and social anthropology, sociology, geography, political science, psychology, pscho-criminology, medicine, law, economics, history as well as humanitarian assist
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Traditional Herbal Medicine in Northern Thailand
  Code WL   E21729
  Traditional Herbal Medicine in Northern Thailand
  By :: Brun, Viggo and Trond Schumacher
  Bangkok 2007, repr. from 1987; 390 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This study is a pioneering work offering a comprehensive analysis of the herbal medical tradition in rural Northern Thailand. The focus of the research is the description and classification of local disease concepts and the complex relationships between diseases, plants, drugs, and prescriptions. Th
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Traditional Thai Medicine: Buddhism Animism, Yoga, Ayurveda
  Code WL   E22709
  Traditional Thai Medicine: Buddhism Animism, Yoga, Ayurveda
  By :: Salguero, C. Pierce
  Bangkok, 2016 136 pp., 17 pp. illus, 1 map, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        Traditional Thai Medicine, Revised Edition presents readers with the definitive overview of the history and contemporary practice of TTM. This is an updated, re-organized, and mostly re-written edition of the 2007 book that provided English-language readers with the first comprehensive overview of t
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Travels in Siam, Cambodia, Laos and Annam Vol, 1
  Code WL   E22117
  Travels in Siam, Cambodia, Laos and Annam Vol, 1
  By :: Mouhot, Henri
  Bangkok 2009, repr. from 1864; 424 pp., illus., 24 pp. illus. in col., folded map in pocket, 1 map, 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        Originally published as: Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam, Cambodia and Laos during the Years 1858, 1859 and 1860) This travelogue is a classic description of parts of Cambodia, Laos, and Siam in the Reign of King Mongkut. Henri Mouhot is best known for re-discovering the ruins of A
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Travels in Siam, Cambodia, Laos and Annam Vol. 2: Natural      History Observations
  Code WL   E22628
  Travels in Siam, Cambodia, Laos and Annam Vol. 2: Natural History Observations
  By :: Mouhot, Henri
  Bangkok 2009, 142 pp., 3 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$12.00
 
        Originally published as Travels in the Central Parts of lndo-China: Siam, Cambodia and Laos during the Years 1858, 1859 and 1860, this book offers a classic description of parts of Cambodia, Laos and Siam during the reign of King Mongkut. Volume 2 covers Mouhot’s scientific research that included:
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Tribal World of the Eastern Himalaya and Indo-Burma            Borderlands
  Code WL   E22531
  Tribal World of the Eastern Himalaya and Indo-Burma Borderlands
  By :: Dalton, Edward Tuite
  Bangkok 2007, repr. from 1872; 446 pp., 37 pp. illus., 210 x 300 mm
  Price :: US$50.00
 
        This is the first complete reprint of Edward Tuite Dalton’s Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal in more than 130 years. The term “Bengal” in Dalton’s time referred to what are now the Indian states of Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Tripura, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Megalaya, Manipur, Mi
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Twentieth Century Impressions of Burma
  Code WL   E22698
  Twentieth Century Impressions of Burma
  By :: Wright, Arnold & H. A. Cartwright & O. Breakspear
  Bangkok 2015 (Originally in 1910) 416 pp., illus. 230 x 310 mm.
  Price :: US$58.00
 
        Twentieth Century Impressions of Burma is part of a series on the British Empire that deals with the empire’s history, people, commerce, industries, and resources. This publication is one of a now lengthy series, designed to give a literary survey of the various component parts of the British Empi
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Ultimate Guide to Chinese Tea, the
  Code WL   E22618
  Ultimate Guide to Chinese Tea, the
  By :: Hinsch, Bret
  Bangkok 2008 155 pp., 31 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$15.00
 
        This is the first comprehensive and accurate book in English on the fine art of Chinese tea. Given its light taste and wholesome properties, Chinese tea is the ideal natural beverage. The book clearly explains how to intelligently buy, prepare, and appreciate the world’s healthiest drink. There ar
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Vaishali and the Indianization of Arakan
  Code WL   I9579
  Vaishali and the Indianization of Arakan
  By :: Singer, Noel F.
  New Delhi 2008, 233 pp., 2 pp. maps, 28 pp. illus. in col., 190 x 250 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        A rather comprehensive description of a little-known Indianized kingdom in Arakan. The book includes history, traces of Buddhism, inscriptions, court rites, coins, religious beliefs and museum introductions.
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Vanishing Traces, The: Vernacular Housing of the Chittagong    Hill Tracts
  Code WL   E22683
  Vanishing Traces, The: Vernacular Housing of the Chittagong Hill Tracts
  By :: Ahmed, Iftekhar
  Bangkok 2013 105 pp., illus, 150 x 210 mm.
  Price :: US$13.00
 
        is a study of eleven minorities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh and their dwellings. It is a unique documentation of this architecture. The region in the southeast of Bangladesh, facing the Arakan region of Burma, is a hilly part of this otherwise largely flat country. It is the
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Village-based Silk Production in Northeast Thailand
  Code WL   E22656
  Village-based Silk Production in Northeast Thailand
  By :: Patcharin Lapanun & Barbara Earth, Benjawan Narasaj, Patcharin Ruchuwarara , Soutthanome Keola
  Bangkok 2012 177 pp., 73 pp., illus. in col. 210 x 295 mm.
  Price :: US$28.00
 
        The book is an important study of the silk industry in Thailand. It provides a brief history of the industry and examines the role of the Thai government, private companies, and non-government organizations in promoting the industry. The authors study six villages that are integrated into the indust
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War Crimes in Gaza and The Zionist Fifth Column in America
  Code WL   N3554
  War Crimes in Gaza and The Zionist Fifth Column in America
  By :: Petras, James
  Atlanta, 2010 132 pp., 23 pp. illus., 155 x 230 mm
  Price :: US$19.00
 
       
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Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia
  Code WL   E22642
  Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia
  By :: Forbes, Andrew D. W.
  Bangkok 2010, repr. from 1986; 412 pp., 16 pp. illus., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$25.00
 
        This is a political history of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949 and provides a detailed study of Sinkiang (Xinjiang)—China’s largest province, and of great strategic importance on the Russian border during the Warlord and Kuomintang Eras. It is written to present an analysis of the internal warlord
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Ways of Perception
  Code WL   E22483
  Ways of Perception
  By :: Durrer, Hans
  Bangkok 2006, 158 pp., 150 x 210 mm
  Price :: US$13.00
 
        This book comprises three essays that will give you a good understanding of intercultural communication, of linguistic relativity, and of documentary photography. These texts will help you to communicate effectively across cultures by making you aware of the various verbal and non-verbal forms in w
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Wondering Into Thai Culture or Thai Whys and Otherwise
  Code WL   E22007
  Wondering Into Thai Culture or Thai Whys and Otherwise
  By :: Redmond, Mont
  Bangkok 2012 361 pp., 145 x 210 mm,
  Price :: US$17.00
 
        Wondering into Thai Culture explores the many facets of the debate about culture and one which can never be fairly resolved on Western terms alone. It shows what these and many other issues mean from a Tahi point of view. Newcomers and tourists will encounter nuggets of information and insight that
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World Between The Warps, A: Southeast Asia's Supplementary     Warp Textiles
  Code WL   E22617
  World Between The Warps, A: Southeast Asia's Supplementary Warp Textiles
  By :: Howard, Michael C.
  Bangkok 2008, 227 pp., 135 pp. illus. in col., 210 x 295 mm
  Price :: US$48.00
 
        This is the first comprehensive study of Southeast Asia’s weaving techniques and supplementary warp and warp float patterned textiles. Such textiles have received relatively little attention in the past even though they are an important part of the textile legacy of the region, linking peoples to
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Zum Ersten Mal im Ausland: 1899
  Code WL   N5312
  Zum Ersten Mal im Ausland: 1899
  By :: Schalbruch, Martin & Ampha Otrakul
  Bangkok, 2019 295 pp., illus. 220 x 275 mm
  Price :: US$34.00
 
       
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