• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


On 24 June 1939 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.

Prades Thai, or Muang-Thai


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Books of Reference

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1975

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