Chronicle of Thailand : 1946-2009 Hardback
Edited by Nicholas Grossman
This title presents a superbly illustrated, comprehensive, and wholly engrossing journey through the last six decades of Thailand's lively history.
Featuring more than 2,000 news stories and over 1,000 colour and black & white illustrations, "Chronicle of Thailand" offers a grandstand view of some of the most important events in Thailand's modern history.
Starting on June 9, 1946 with the coronation of Bhumibol Adulyadej, the current King of Thailand, this volume presents a vivid eyewitness account of the country's development by reliving the major news events as they unfolded - the suppression of Communism, the Vietnam War, the October 1973 Uprising, economic booms, great sporting moments, cultural firsts, unforgettable tragedies, and quirky aspects of daily life that just happened to make the news.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 440 pages, over 1, 000 colour & b&w illustrations
- Publisher: Editions Didier Millet Pte Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/04/2010
- Category: Asian history
- ISBN: 9789814217125