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    The kingdom of Siam (1904) by A. C Carter PDF book

    The kingdom of Siam (1904) by A. C  Carter PDF book The following notes on Siam have been written by high officials in different departments of the Government Service, and while in no way professing to give a full description of the people and country, each article is, as far as possible, an accurate statement of the existing conditions. These articles were written during 1903 and the statistics refer to this year and years anterior to this. There is as yet no standard for the transliteration of the Siamese characters each author has followed his own system. Some of the contents:I. — The Royal Family II. — The Government III.…

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    Siam,( Thailand ) the land of the white elephant, as it was and is Free PDF Book

    Siam,( Thailand )   1893 the land of the white elephant, as it was and is Free PDF Book by George Blagden Bacon with Illustrations the present editor’s aim in revising this little volume has been to leave untouched, so far as possible, Mr. Bacon’s compilation, omitting only such portions as were inaccurate or obsolete, and adding rather sparingly from the narratives of a few recent travelers. The authoritative history and description of Siam have yet to be written, and until this work appears the accounts of Pallegoix, of Bo, wring, and of Mouhot convey as satisfactory and accurate impressions of the country as those of later writers. Though the wonderful ruins at Angkor…