Three recent acquisitions that arrived at the Library will interest New Mandala readers. The first is a remarkable work, the first of its kind in this sphere, Who’s Who in Thailand Politics 2013; a private effort by TGP Publications Bangkok. This handsome reference work in 274 pages profiles current members of the Senate, House of Representatives, and the Cabinet. It is written entirely in English, presumably as a resource for international media and other organisations. For each member there is a photograph and summary information such as career highlights, political experience, Royal decorations, appointments, even home address and mobile phone numbers.


р╣Ар╕бр╕╖р╣Ир╕нр╕Вр╣Йр╕▓р╕Юр╣Ар╕Ир╣Йр╕▓р╣Ар╕Вр╣Йр╕▓р╣Др╕Ыр╣Ар╕Бр╕╡р╣Ир╕вр╕зр╕Вр╣Йр╕нр╕Зр╕Бр╕▒р╕Ър╕Бр╕гр╕Ур╕╡р╕кр╕зр╕гр╕гр╕Др╕Х р╣Вр╕Фр╕в р╕ир╕▓р╕кр╕Хр╕гр╕▓р╕Ир╕▓р╕гр╕вр╣М р╕Щр╕▓р╕вр╣Бр╕Юр╕Чр╕вр╣Мр╕кр╕╕р╕Ф р╣Бр╕кр╕Зр╕зр╕┤р╣Ар╕Кр╕╡р╕вр╕г. This is a recent re-print of the 1983 original, the diary of the physician who attended the forensic examination into passing King Ananda Mahidol (1935–1946). It includes extensive facsimile original investigation documentation and is an essential resource for this topic. Extensively illustrated, 292 pages in all.


Finally in this post, р╕вр╣Йр╕│р╕вр╕╕р╕Д р╕гр╕╕р╕Бр╕кр╕бр╕▒р╕в: р╣Ар╕Йр╕ер╕┤р╕бр╕Йр╕ер╕нр╕З 40 р╕Ыр╕╡ 14 р╕Хр╕╕р╕ер╕▓ by р╕бр╕╣р╕ер╕Щр╕┤р╕Шр╕┤р╕зр╕╡р╕гр╕Кр╕Щр╣Ар╕Юр╕╖р╣Ир╕нр╕Ыр╕гр╕░р╕Кр╕▓р╕Шр╕┤р╕Ыр╣Др╕Хр╕в р╣Бр╕ер╕░ р╕Др╕Ур╕░р╕Бр╕гр╕гр╕бр╕Бр╕▓р╕г 14 р╕Хр╕╕р╕ер╕▓р╣Ар╕Юр╕╖р╣Ир╕нр╕Ыр╕гр╕░р╕Кр╕▓р╕Шр╕┤р╕Ыр╣Др╕Хр╕вр╕кр╕бр╕Ър╕╣р╕гр╕Ур╣М. Personal accounts, punchy interviews, yielding a comparative account of Thai politics from 1973 to the present. The first part of the book is an extensive colour illustrated 59 page timeline of social and political events from 1946 to the present. This fascinating work has already generated significant internet discussion.


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