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Thailand culture & history

3 MAY 2019

Thai king: Rare footage of 1926 coronation

The 1926 coronation of King Prajadhipok in Thailand marked the first time such a ceremony had ever been captured on film
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-48130188/thai-king-rare-footage-of-1926-coronation

25 APRIL 2019

Sacred Kingship under King Narai of Ayutthaya: Divinisation and Righteousness
 
This article analyses the system of sacred monarchy that maintained during the reign of King Narai of Ayutthaya (r. 1656-1688) in terms of a set of concepts designed to elucidate the relationship between religion and politics more generally in the pre-modern world
https://www.academia.edu/38901372/Sacred_Kingship_under_King_Narai_of_Ayutthaya_Divinisation_and_Righteousness?email_work_card=view-paper

24 MARCH 2014

Thailand’s turbulent political history

Here is a brief look at two turbulent decades in Thai politics
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/thailands-turbulent-political-history