Journal of the Siam Society
Volume 95 2007


Florentino RODAO
The Castilians discover Siam: Changing Visions and Self-Discovery

G. F. de Marini's Delle Missioni ... (1663) : an annotated translation
of the chapters on Cambodia, Siam, and Makassar

Yoshiteru IWAMOTO
Yamada Nagamasa and his relations with Siam

Chris BAKER and PASUK Phongpaichit
Phlai Kaeo ordains as a novice: a chapter from Khun Chang Khun Phaen

Irregular dating in Lan Na: an anomaly resolved

SUPHAWAT Laohachaiboon and Shinya TAKEDA
Teak logging in a trans-boundary watershed: an historical case study
of the Ing River basin in Northern Thailand

KRIENGKRAI Watanasawad
Socio-cultural reflections on the address terms in the lyrics of
Thai country and city songs

From the archives

James Low, On Siamese literature (1839)

Siam and Siamese at the 1878 International Exhibition, Paris


Forrest McGill, ed., The Kingdom of Siam: The Art of Central Thailand,
San Francisco, Asian Art Museum - Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, 2005
Reviewer Martin STUART-FOX

Michel Gilquin, Muslims in Thailand,
Ibrahim Syukri, History of the Malay Kingdom of Patani, Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 2005
Reviewer SURIN Pitsuwan

Scot Barme, Woman, Man, Bangkok: Love, Sex, and Popular Culture in Thailand, Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 2006
Reviewer PATTANA Kitiarsa

Wattana Sugunnasil, ed., Dynamic diversity in southern Thailand, Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 2005
Reviewer Karl WEBER

G.J. Younghusband, The Trans-Salwin Shan of Kiang Tung Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 2005
Reviewer Andrew TURTON

Andrew Walker, Merit and the Millennium: Routine and Crisis in the ritual lives of the Lahu people,
New Delhi, Hindustan Publishing, 2003
Reviewer William DES SAINT

Norman G. Owen, ed., The Emergence of modern Southeast Asia: A New History, Singapore, Singapore University Press, 2005
Reviewer Milton OSBORNE

Craig Reynolds, Seditious Histories: Contesting Thai and Southeast Asian Pasts, Seattle and London, University of Washington Press/Singapore University Press, 2006
Reviewer Chris BAKER

Ronald B. St. John, Revolution, reform and regionalism in Southeast Asia, London, Routledge, 2005
Reviewer Martin STUART-FOX

P.-A Chouvy and Joel Meissonnier, Yaa Baa: Production, traffic and consumption of Methamphetamine in Mainland Southeast Asia, Singapore, Singapore University Press, 2004
Reviewer Yale NEEDEL

B.-P. Groslier, Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century, trans. Michael Smithies,
Bangkok, Orchid Press, 2006
Reviewer Milton OSBORNE

Sappho Marchal, Khmer costumes and ornaments of the Devatas of Angkor Wat, Bangkok, Orchid Press, 2005
Reviewer Gillian GREEN

Vittorio Roveda, Images of the Gods: Khmer mythology in Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand,
Bangkok, River Books, 2005
Reviewer John LISTOPAD

John Marston and Elizabeth Guthrie, History, Buddhism and New Religious Movements in Cambodia,
Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 2006
Reviewer Peter GYALLAY-PAP

Ian Harris, Cambodian Buddhism: History and Practice, Chiang Mai, Silkworm Books, 2006
Reviewer John MARSTON
Colin Poole, Tonle Sap: The Heart of Cambodia's Natural Heritage, Bangkok, River Books, 2005
Reviewer Steve VAN BEEK

L. E. Bagshawe, The Kinwun Min-Gyi's London Diary: The First Mission of a Burmese Minister to Britain, 1872, Bangkok, Orchid Press, 2005
Reviewer Michael CHARNEY

Justin Watkins, ed., Studies in Burmese Linguistics, Pacific Linguistics, ANU, Canberra 2005
Reviewer Denise BERNOT

Judith L. Richell, Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma, Copenhagen, NIAS Press, 2006
Reviewer Michael CHARNEY

Emma Larkin, Secret Histories: Finding George Orwell in a Burmese Teashop, London, John Murray, 2005
Reviewer Michael CHARNEY

Susan Conway, The Shan: Culture, Art and Crafts, Bangkok, River Books, 2006
Reviewer Martin STUART-FOX

Anthony Grant and Paul Sidwell, eds, Chamic and Beyond: Studies in Mainland Austronesian Languages, Pacific Linguistics, ANU Canberra, 2006
Reviewer Justin WATKINS

Anthony Reid, ed., Verandah of Violence: The Background to the Aceh Problem, Singapore University Press, 2006
Reviewer Harold CROUCH

Elizabeth Morrell, Securing a place: small-scale artisans in modern Indonesia, Ithaca, NY, Comell University Press, 2005
Reviewer Karl WEBER

Vu Trong Phung, The Industry of Marrying Europeans, Ithaca NY, Comell University Press, 2006
Reviewer Dana HEALY

Karen Fjelstad and Nguyen Thi Hien, editors, Possessed by the Spirits: Mediumship in Contemporary Vietnamese Communities, Ithaca NY, Comell University Press, 2006
Reviewer MONTIRA Rato

Sadia N. Pekkanen and Kellee S. Tsai, eds., Japan and China in the World Political Economy, London, Routledge, 2005
Reviewer Shunichiro USHIJIMA


Prof. Sippanondha Ketudat

Prof. Klaus Wenk

Prof. David Wyatt

Ambassador Vivadh Na Pombejra

Dr Betty Gosling

Dr Henry Ginsburg


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