Thailand: A Short Historyby David K. Wyatt
This hightly acclaimed book, the standard history of Thailand for more than twenty years, has now been completely revised by the author, with new sections examining the social and economic changes that have transformed the country in the last two decades.
About the author
was the John Stambaugh Professor Emeritus of History at Cornell University for many years until his retirement. He was considered one of the foremost authorities on Thai history and was highly respected for his understanding, use, collection, and translation of early Thai texts. He died in 2006.