Journal of the Siam Society 2011

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Volume 99 2011

Dedication of this Volume to H. M. King Bhumibol AdulyadejRoyal Crest Commemorating His Majesty’s Seventh-Cycle Birthday AnniversaryPDF
A Score for the Seventh Cycle, Prelude No. 21 for Siam SocietyKimball Gallagher, Composer


Yodayar Naing Mawgun by Letwe Nawrahta: A contemporary Myanmar record, long lost, of how Ayutthaya was conqueredTranslated by Soe Thuzar MyintPDF
The Myanmar poetic account of Ayutthaya vanquished: Notes on its rediscovery and significanceThaw Kaung With The Assistance Of Yee Yee KhinPDF
Markets and production in the city of Ayutthaya before 1767: Translation and analysis of part of the Description of AyutthayaChris BakerPDF
Note on the Testimonies and the Description of AyutthayaChris BakerPDF
Japan’s official relations with Shamuro (Siam), 1599–1745: As revealed in the diplomatic records of the Tokugawa Shogunate Iwamoto Yoshiteru and Simon James BythewayPDF
Symbolism in city planning in Cambodia from Angkor to Phnom PenhMartin Stuart-Fox and Paul ReevePDF
Geomagnetism and the orientation of temples in ThailandToshihiko Iyemori, Michio Hashizume, Akinori Saito, Masahito Nose, Nithiwatthn Choosakul, Toshitaka Tsuda and Yoko OdagiPDF
Excavation of a Pre-Dvāravatī site at Hor-Ek in ancient Nakhon PathomSaritpong Khunsong, Phasook Indrawooth and Surapol NatapintuPDF
The politics of defecation in Bangkok of the Fifth ReignM. L. Chittawadi ChitrabongsPDF

Review Article

Pierre Dupont’s L’archéologie mône de Dvāravatī and its English translation by
Joyanto K. Sen, in relation with continuing researchNicolas RevirePDF


Becoming “Red”: The new brand of Thai democracy with a provincial basePattana KitiarsaPDF
Reading documents, writing history: Reflections of a Thai historian in writing on King Chulalongkorn of Siam’s visit to Singapore and Java in 1871Kannikar SartraproongPDF

From the archives

The French army and Siam, 1893–1914Amable Sablon Du Corail, translated by Michael SmithiesPDF
Madeleine Colani and the Deprat scandal at the Geological Survey of IndochinaLia GenovesePDF


Cultures at War: The Cold War and Cultural Expression in Southeast Asia, edited by Tony Day and Maya H. T. LiemReviewed by Chris BakerPDF
The Sociology of Southeast Asia: Transformations in a Developing Region by Victor T KingReviewed by Niels MulderPDF
Water Frontier: Commerce and the Chinese in the Lower Mekong Region, 1750–1880, edited by Nola Cooke and Li TanaReviewed by Edward Van RoyPDF
L’Asia du Sud-Est 2011 : Les événements majeurs de l’année Southeast Asia 2011: Important events of the year] by A. Leveau and B. de TréglodéReviewed by Michael SmithiesPDF
The EU–Thailand Relations: Tracing the Patterns of New Bilateralism by Chaiyakorn KiatpongsanReviewed by Patcharawalai WongboonsinPDF
Siam and the League of Nations: Modernisation, Sovereignty and Multilateral Diplomacy, 1920–1940 by Stefan HellReviewed by Charit TingsabadhPDF
Political Authority and Provincial Identity in Thailand: The Making of Banharn-buri by Yoshinori NishizakiReviewed by Chris BakerPDF
Falcon l’imposteur de Siam. Commerce, politique et religion dans la Thaïlande du XVIIe siècle by Alain ForestReviewed by Michael SmithiesPDF
Tracks and Traces: Thailand and the Work of Andrew Turton by Philip Hirsch and Nicolas TappReviewed by Marco RoncaratiPDF
Through the Eyes of the King: The Travels of King Chulalongkorn To Malaya by P. Lim Pui HuenReviewed by Kannikar SartraproongPDF
Phan Châu Trinh and His Political Writings, edited and translated by Vinh SinhReviewed by Sophie Quinn-JudgePDF
Vietnam and the West: New Approaches, edited by Wynn WilcoxReviewed by Montira RatoPDF
Fiery Dragons: Banks, Moneylenders and Microfinance in Burma by Sean TurnellReviewed by Michael W. CharneyPDF
Burmese Painting: A Linear and Lateral History by Andrew RanardReviewed by Donald A. StadtnerPDF
Sacred Sites of Burma: Myth and Folklore in an Evolving Spiritual Realm by Donald A. StadtnerReviewed by Elizabeth Howard MoorePDF
Buddhist Murals of Northeast Thailand: Reflections of the Isan Heartland by Bonnie Pacala Brereton and Somroay YencheuyReviewed by Tulaya PornpiriyakulchaiPDF
Studies on the Art of Ancient Cambodia: Ten Articles by Jean Boisselier, translated and edited by Natasha Eilenberg and Robert L. BrownReviewed by Paul A. LavyPDF