Prathes Thai, or Muang-Thai
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Until 24 June 1932 Siam was an absolute monarchy. On that date a coup d’état was effected and a Provisional Constitution Act was promulgated on 27 June. This was replaced by the constitution of 10 Dec. 1932, which in turn was superseded by new constitutions.


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Further Reading

  1. Thailand Statistical Yearbook. National Statistical Office, BangkokGoogle Scholar
  2. Thailand in Brief. 7th ed. Bangkok, 1985Google Scholar
  3. Girling, J. I. S., Thailand: Society and Politics. Cornell Univ. Press, 1981Google Scholar
  4. Morrell, D. and Samudavanija, C., Political Conflict in Thailand. Cambridge, Mass., 1981Google Scholar
  5. Watts, M., Thailand. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara. 1986Google Scholar

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