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War and Trade in Nineteenth Century Thailand

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In 1996, seventeen enormous and beautiful, hand-drawn cotton maps were discovered in the Grand Palace, Bangkok. They record cartographically Siamese warfare and trade in the early Bangkok Period (1782-1851). Focusing on Siam and her neighbours, the collection includes a four-metre coastal map of peninsular Malaysia through China to Korea.

Dr. Santanee Phasuk gained her doctorate in cartography from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Professor Emeritus Philip Stott was professor of Geography at SOAS.

ISBN
974 8225 92 5
Author
HRH Princess Maha Chkri Sirindhorn of Thailand Santanee Phasuk & Philip Stott
Size
H300 x W245 mm
No. of pages
208 pages
Specification
Hardback, 378 colour illustrations เหลือ 30 เล่มสุดท้าย