This is a fine account of Thailand's dynamic evolution, conveyed with spare, action-oriented writing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brian Griffith
Very well written, and indeed interesting. Quite helpful to understand Thailand of today. Also, there is not so much to be found about the history of Thailand in English.Published 5 months ago by B A Mettinger
A good read. Plenty of detail on the history of Thailsnd and it's conflicts with surrounding areas. No bias, that I know of.Published 7 months ago by Peter Cave
This book provides a brief (by history book standards) overview of the history of the region now known as Thailand. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Daniel Lindvall
Cost a bit more than a paperback should, but a very well written history of Thailand. It placed a good context on the country, peopple and mercurial politics. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Gordon H. Stanley Jr.
A fantastic history text written with exceptional clarity. The book is accessible to any reader, and there are many helpful glossaries and maps. Read morePublished on June 23, 2012 by Battleship
This is a great introduction to Thai history and is especially strong on understanding the important role of the Chinese immigrants and merchant family dynasties in the political... Read morePublished on August 12, 2011 by Stephenmark33
Thailand is admittedly very difficult to understand the political situation there seems out of control and incomprehensible to many in the West. Read morePublished on June 24, 2010 by Enjolras