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Wisdom, Knowledge, and the Postcolonial University in Thailand, Paperback / softback Book

Wisdom, Knowledge, and the Postcolonial University in Thailand Paperback / softback

Part of the Postcolonial Studies in Education series


This book examines Thai knowledge and wisdom from the perspective of postmodern, postcolonial globalization.

Ma Rhea explores the ways in which the Thai university system attempts to balance old knowledge traditions, Buddhist and rural, with new Thai and imported knowledge.

It traces the development of Thai university partnerships with outsiders, focusing on the seventy year relationship between Thailand and Australia.

In comparison, it analyses the old Thai Buddhist wisdom tradition and in the final chapters proposes its worthiness as a pedagogical pathway for universities globally.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 266 pages, 10 Tables, color; 10 Illustrations, color; XVII, 266 p. 10 illus. in color.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Colonialism & imperialism
  • ISBN: 9781349677863

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