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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Richard Cavendish explains how the proposal to change the name of Siam to Thailand was eventually accepted on May 11th, 1949.

Tony Stockwell looks behind the exotic facade to examine the role of the kings of Siam and Thailand in modernising their country.

Volume: 50 Issue: 7 2000

Richard Cavendish explains how the proposal to change the name of Siam to Thailand was eventually accepted on May 11th, 1949.

Volume: 49 Issue: 5 1999

The story of an almost unknown war and its international repercussions on the eve of Pearl Harbor.

Volume: 45 Issue: 3 1995

During the second half of the seventeenth century, writes Robert Bruce, France hoped to dominate Siam and convert its sovereign to the Christian faith.

Volume: 21 Issue: 3 1971

Helen Bruce describes how, in Buddhist countries, for the last six hundred years, the albino elephant has always received special veneration.

Volume: 21 Issue: 1 1971

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