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Changes in the northern Thai hills

Changes in the northern Thai hills

an examination of the impact of hill tribe development work, 1957-1987

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Published by Research and Development Center, Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rural development,
  • Thailand, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Hmong (Asian people),
    • Karen (Southeast Asian people),
    • Rural development -- Thailand, Northern.,
    • Thailand, Northern -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRonald D. Renard ... [et al.].
      SeriesResearch report ;, no. 42, Rāingān kānwičhai (Mahāwitthayālai Phayap. Sūn Wičhai læ Phatthanā) ;, no. 42.
      ContributionsRenard, Ronald D., Mahāwitthayālai Phayap. Sūn Wičhai læ Phatthanā.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN700.55.N68 C43 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 193 p., [3] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1689812M
      LC Control Number91929541

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      The book was first published in It has since sold more than 6 million copies, been translated into more than 20 languages and is required reading in schools across the country. The northern region is hilly, with much of its population concentrated in upland valleys and the flood plains of rivers; the dominant geographic feature is the Khorat Plateau. The southern region is a narrow isthmus with hills running down the center. The Thai (also known as the Central Tai) live mainly in the central region, with closely.


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