1 edition of Thailand into the 1990s found in the catalog.
Thailand into the 1990s
by Board of Investment, Office of the Prime Minister, Royal Thai Govt. in [Bangkok]
Written in English
|Contributions||Thailand. Samnakngān Khana Kammakān Songsœ̄m Kānlongthun.|
|LC Classifications||HG5750.55.A3 T487 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||34 p. :|
|Number of Pages||34|
|LC Control Number||89915716|
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The history of Thailand. Although their rulers were Khmer with roots in India and its culture (including Buddhism) the ancestors of modern Thais came from southern China between the 10th and 13th centuries.. Towards the end of that period, several small states in the Mekong River Valley united to create the Thai kingdom. With the Gulf of Thailand on the east and the Andaman Sea on the west, diving opportunities include fringing reefs, deep drop-offs, wrecks, walls, caverns, tunnels, pinnacles or open ocean seamounts. In the evenings, you’ll find entertainment varies from phenomenal dining and chilled out sundowners to night clubbing and lively full moon parties.
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Black May () This page was last edited on 19 Marchat (UTC). Text is available under the. Buy Book. The history of Thailand can be broken into three very general periods - pre-Khmer, Khmer, and post-Khmer.
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Thailand (tī´lănd, –lənd), Thai Prathet Thai [land of the free], officially Kingdom of Thailand, constitutional monarchy ( est. pop. 68,),sq mi (, sq km), Southeast Asia. Occupying a central position on the Southeast Asia peninsula, Thailand is bordered by Myanmar on the west and northwest, by Laos on the north and east (the Mekong River forms much of the line.
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