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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Books of Reference

  1. Commercial Directory for Thailand. Bangkok. (Latest issue, 1949.) (Published by the Department of Commerce.)Google Scholar
  2. Directory of Bangkok and Siam (Bangkok Times). Bangkok. Annual.Google Scholar
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  6. Thompson (Virginia), Thailand: The New Siam. New York, 1941.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1951

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