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The Resource Gambling, the state and society in Thailand, c. 1800-1945, James A. Warren, (electronic book)

Gambling, the state and society in Thailand, c. 1800-1945, James A. Warren, (electronic book)

Label
Gambling, the state and society in Thailand, c. 1800-1945
Title
Gambling, the state and society in Thailand, c. 1800-1945
Statement of responsibility
James A. Warren
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Charts the development of gambling in Thailand and relates it to the development of Thai state and society, showing how gambling was a fundamental issue hugely affecting political developments. It considers the difference between law and how law is enforced, outlining how the Thai elite, though professing opposition to gambling, often both tolerated and profited from it, as did the police"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Warren, James A
Dewey number
363.4/209593
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6722.T5
LC item number
W37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia
Series volume
82
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Gambling
Label
Gambling, the state and society in Thailand, c. 1800-1945, James A. Warren, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Gambling and socio-economic change in nineteenth-century Siam -- Games, dens and players : gambling in nineteenth-century Thai society -- Gambling revenue and the creation of the modern Thai nation-state -- The Thai elite, anti-gambling and lawmaking -- The police and enforcement -- The judiciary, punishment and the prison -- The press and the Bangkok middle class -- Buddhism, the sangha and the silent majority -- The criminalization of vice : gambling policy in comparative perspective
Control code
EBC1170327
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 244 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780203552100
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Gambling, the state and society in Thailand, c. 1800-1945, James A. Warren, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Gambling and socio-economic change in nineteenth-century Siam -- Games, dens and players : gambling in nineteenth-century Thai society -- Gambling revenue and the creation of the modern Thai nation-state -- The Thai elite, anti-gambling and lawmaking -- The police and enforcement -- The judiciary, punishment and the prison -- The press and the Bangkok middle class -- Buddhism, the sangha and the silent majority -- The criminalization of vice : gambling policy in comparative perspective
Control code
EBC1170327
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 244 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780203552100
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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