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Bangkok is one in all Asia's best, diversified, debatable and not easy towns. it's a urban of contradictions, either in its current and prior. This targeted e-book examines the advance of the town from its earliest days because the seat of the Thai monarchy to its present place as an notorious modern city. Adopting insights from anthropology, city experiences and human geography, this is a robust account of the town and its dynamic areas. Marc Askew examines the city's type from the inner-city slums to the rural-urban fringe, and provides us a prepared perception into the way of life of the city's population, be they middle-class suburbanites or intercourse workers.

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