Thailand I
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Prior to modern times, states within what is now Thailand, and indeed Southeast Asia at large, operated according to a model that has been variously been called the galactic polity (Tambiah, 1970), the maṇḍala (Wolters, 1982) – or better still, called by the appropriate i…

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Nathan McGovern, “Thailand I”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 17 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_1010060040>
First published online: 2012



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