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Van Vliet's Siam

Author: Jeremias van Vliet; Christopher John Baker
Publisher: Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The most detailed and fascinating account of old Siam was written by Dutch merchant Jeremias Van Vliet between 1636 and 1640 in four works: the earliest surviving chronicle of Siam's history; a wide-ranging description of the kingdom's geography, economy, society, politics, and religion; a blow-by-blow account of a bloody struggle over the crown; and the Dutchman's day-by-day diary during a crisis. Here they appear  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jeremias van Vliet; Jeremias van Vliet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremias van Vliet; Christopher John Baker
ISBN: 9749575814 9789749575819
OCLC Number: 881278367
Notes: Translated from the Dutch.
Description: x, 346 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents: Diary of the picnic incident (1636-37) / translated and edited by Alfons van der Kraan --
Description of the kingdom of Siam (1638) / translated by L.F. van Ravenswaay ; edited by Chris Baker --
The short history of the kings of Siam (1640) / translated by Leonard Andaya ; edited by David K. Wyatt --
Historical account of King Prasat Thong (1640) / translated by Alfons van der Kraan ; edited by Dhiravat na Pombejra and Chris Baker.
Responsibility: [edited by] Chris Baker [and others].

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An account of old Siam written by the Dutch merchant Jeremias Van Vliet. It features his writings in English translation including, a chronicle of Siam's history and a description of the kingdom's  Read more...

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