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
  3. Report of the Financial Adviser, covering the years 1941 to 1950. Bangkok, 1951.Google Scholar
  4. Crosby (Sir Josiah), Siam: Past and Future. London, 1945.Google Scholar
  5. MacFarland (G. B.), Thai-English Dictionary. 2nd ed. Stanford, Oal., 1944.Google Scholar
  6. Reeve (W. D.), Public Administration in Siam. London, 1951.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1956

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