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The aesthetics of power : architecture, modernity, and identity from Siam to Thailand / Koompong Noobanjong.

By: Koompong Noobanjong.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: NA1521 .K666 2013Series: Studies in contemporary Thailand: no. 19.Publication: Bangkok : White Lotus Press, c2013Description: xxxviii, 461 p. : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789744801975 (pbk.); 9744801972 (pbk.).Subject(s): Architecture -- Thailand -- History | Nationalism and architecture -- Thailand | Historic buildings -- Thailand | Cities and towns -- Thailand -- Growth -- History
Contents:
Introduction : Modern Thai revisited -- ch. 1 Descending divinity -- ch. 2 Colonial enterprise -- ch. 3 National myth -- ch. 4 The poetics of subversion -- ch. 5 Cultural commodity -- ch. 6 Thainess and its present challenges -- ch. 7 Summary and conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-459)

Introduction : Modern Thai revisited -- ch. 1 Descending divinity -- ch. 2 Colonial enterprise -- ch. 3 National myth -- ch. 4 The poetics of subversion -- ch. 5 Cultural commodity -- ch. 6 Thainess and its present challenges -- ch. 7 Summary and conclusion.

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