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Review In telling his story of the encounters ... Thongchai generates a number of remarkably original insights into the dynamics of Siamese/Thai history in the 19th and 20th centuries. With Siam Mapped Thongchai presents an exciting and fertile new approach to the emergence of modern nationhood and nationalism.-- 'AAS Committee Citation'A highly original and important study... A work where theory illumines history equally as history informs theory.-- 'American Historical Review'An excellent and well-researched example of how concepts of the space of a nation change over time and effect how a nation develops.-- 'Chicago Anthropology Exchange' Read more Review In telling his story of the encounters ... Thongchai generates a number of remarkably original insights into the dynamics of Siamese/Thai history in the 19th and 20th centuries. With Siam Mapped Thongchai presents an exciting and fertile new approach to the emergence of modern nationhood and nationalism. (AAS Committee Citation)A highly original and important study... A work where theory illumines history equally as history informs theory. (American Historical Review)An excellent and well-researched example of how concepts of the space of a nation change over time and effect how a nation develops. (Chicago Anthropology Exchange) Read more

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