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050 4 _aDS575.5.U6 -- P47 2016eb
082 0 0 _a327.593009/045
090 _aDS575.5.U6 -- P47 2016eb
100 1 _aPhillips, Matthew.
245 1 0 _aThailand in the Cold War.
260 _aFlorence :
_bTaylor and Francis,
_c2015.
300 _a1 online resource (235 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
490 1 _aRoutledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
505 0 _aCover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgement -- Explanatory notes -- Introduction -- National assertion and the Cold War in Southeast Asia: Thailand's case -- The emergence of a self-aware 'national' community -- Thai distinctiveness and US imperialism -- Structure of this book -- Notes -- 1. 'A theatre with two stages': Jim Thompson's Thailand -- Imagining an age of abundance -- American national character in a climate of victory -- Thailand: Oasis on a Troubled Continent
505 8 _aAdorning progress with morality: Thai silk as a global commodity -- Thompson's Thailand: a theatre with two stages -- Notes -- 2. In and out of Vogue: dressing for progress before and after 1945 -- Consumed by progress: nation building following the 1932 revolution -- Dress and development in the 'new' Thai nation -- Dressing for war, imagining the future. -- Dress and Bangkok's post-war media: chasing elusive abundance -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 3. If not 'Great', then what? Rethinking Thainess in post-war Bangkok -- Thai culture and behaviour
505 8 _aCulture, politics and 'American friends' in post-war Bangkok -- Kukrit Pramoj and the 'democratisation' of Thainess -- 'The fields are full of rice': area studies and the re-thinking of Thainess -- Re-consuming Thainess -- Notes -- 4. Cultural spectacle, political authority and the subversion of Thai modernity -- State spectacle from World War to Cold War -- US psychological strategy and the search for an alternative politics -- Phibun and the twenty-fifth Buddhist Centennial -- Representing disunity -- Notes -- 5. The Tourist Organisation of Thailand and Cold War propaganda
505 8 _aThe ideological location of Thai culture and the Sarit revolution -- The Tourist Organisation of Thailand and Cold War ideology -- Tourism and global culture -- Free world citizenship and cultural representation -- Trips into Thainess -- An uneasy development -- Notes -- 6. It's a small world after all: Thailand's integration into free world culture -- Marking integration: the world tour of King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit -- Thai cosmopolitanism and the free world -- Victory on the world stage -- The ghost of the 'good' American -- Notes -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aCold War.
650 4 _aPopular culture -- Thailand -- History -- 20th century.
650 4 _aThailand -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1988.
650 4 _aThailand -- Foreign relations -- United States.
650 4 _aUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Thailand.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aPhillips, Matthew
_tThailand in the Cold War
_dFlorence : Taylor and Francis,c2015
830 0 _aRoutledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=4015122
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