Prades Thai, or Muang-Thai
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


On 11 May, 1949, the President of the Council of Ministers issued a declaration that the name of the country, hitherto known as Siam, should henceforward be Thailand, and of the people and nationality, Thai.


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