Prades Thai, or Muang-Thai
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


On 24 June 1939 the President of the Council of Ministers issued a declaration that the name of the country, hitherto known as Siam, should henceforward be Thailand, and of the people and nationality, Thai.


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Books of Reference

  1. Commercial Directory for Thailand. Bangkok. (Latest issue, 1958.) (Published by the Bangkok Chamber of Commerce)Google Scholar
  2. Directory of Bangkok and Siam (Bangkok Times). Bangkok. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  3. Report of the Financial Adviser, covering the years 1941 to 1950. Bangkok, 1951Google Scholar
  4. Crosby, Sir Josiah, Siam: Past and Future. London, 1945Google Scholar
  5. De Young, J. E., Village Life in Modern Thailand. Univ. of California Press, 1956Google Scholar
  6. MacFarland, G. B., Thai-English Dictionary. 2nd ed. Stanford, Cal., 1944Google Scholar
  7. Reeve, W. D., Public Administration in Siam. London, 1951Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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