ERIC Number: ED436473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Thailand: Land of Contrasts. A Workbook for High School Classes.
Suthiwan, Titima; Tadmor, Uri
This book introduces students to the people and country of Thailand. This ancient and historic land is filled with beauty, diversity, and wonder. This book provides background information and suggested topics for an intensive study of the country. The seven chapters are entitled: (1) "The Land"; (2) "The People"; (3) "Early History"; (4) "Ayutthaya"; (5) "Thonburi and the Early Bangkok Period"; (6) "The Emergence of Modern Thailand"; (7) "The Post-War Period"; (8) "Arts and Crafts"; (9) "Aspects of Thai Culture"; (10) "Religion"; (11) "The Economy"; (12) "The Government"; and (13) "Thai Teenagers." Tables, diagrams, graphs, and maps illustrate the text. A 67-item glossary, bibliography, resource list, and answer key conclude the book. (BT)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Foreign Countries, Indochinese, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Social Studies, World History
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 1890 East-West Road, Moore 416, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822; Tel: 808-956-2688.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Henry Luce Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Thailand