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Political Integration Policies of the Thai Government Toward the Ethnic Malay-Muslims of Southernmost Thailand (1973-2000)
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Political Integration Policies of the Thai Government Toward the Ethnic Malay-Muslims of Southernmost Thailand (1973-2000)

By Ornanong Noiwong Benbourenane

Chulalongkorn University, 2012. First edition. Paperback. As New. A review of the history of the state of relations between the Thai Government and the Malay-Muslims in the South of the country since the opening up of the democratic process which began in 1973. For the first time the Malays were theoretically given an opportunity to participate in Government on the same basis as other Thais. The author seeks to establish whether this change has improved the Malay relationship with the rest of the country. 183 pages with a bibliography. Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia

$35.86

From Isfahan to Ayutthaya Contacts Between Iran & Siam in the 17th Century
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From Isfahan to Ayutthaya Contacts Between Iran & Siam in the 17th Century

By Marcinkowski, M Ismail

Singapore: Pustaka Nasional Pte Ltd, 2005. First edition. Paperback. New. New. Coinicentally in the 17th century both the Safavid dynasty of Isfahan, Iran, and King Narai of Ayutthaya, Siam, were encourging their merchants and scholars to expand their horizons and travel. One of the results was the contacts between both kingdoms which are revealed by this noted Islamic Civilisation scholar in this book. He not only looks at what happened at the time, but also the visible effects in present day Thailand, 121 pages. Chapters include 1 - The Persian Presence in Southeast Asia, 2 - A Unique Source in Persian: The Ship of Sulayman, 3 - Ayutthaya - Shar-i Nav - Sarnau: Iranians at the City of Boats and Canals, 4 - Shaykh al-Islams and Chularajmontris: Genesis and Development of an Institution and Introduction to Siam. There are two appendices, maps and balck and white photographs, a bibliography and an index. Weight 0.30 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free

$17.93