World and Its Peoples: Eastern and Southern Asia - Vol. 5

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Index
Page numbers in italic refer to illustrations.
A
Akvab (formerly Sittwe) 59b population 616
Alaungpaya, king of Konbaung 609, 617. 648, 668
Alaungsithu, king of Myanmar 602
Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII), king of Thailand 675, 676
Anawrahta, king of Myanmar 602
Andaman Sea 585
Anglo-Burmese Wars
First 610, 617
Second 610, 617
Third 617
animism, in Thailand 690
Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League (AFPFL) 624, 625, 626
Arakan see Rakhine
Arakan Mountains 583, 601
Arakan Yoma 586–587
Arakanese (Rakhinel (people) 613
Arkartdamkeung Rapheephat 679
Asahara Bucha 687
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and Myanmar 655, 660
Aung San 617, 622, 623, 624–625 627, 628–629
holiday commemorating 638
Aung San Suu Kyi 617, 627, 628
Ava 603, 608, 617
Ayeyarwaddy River see Irrawaddy River
Ayutthaya 605–607, 617, 665, 668, 678, 685
art and architecture 681–682
music 684
wars with Myanmar 607, 617, 668

B
Ba Kyi, U 635
BaMaw 620, 622,623
Bago see Pegu
Bagyidaw. king of Myanmar 609
bain morit (food) 641
Ban Chiang 705
Banded langur 599
Bangkok 584, 672, 698 702, 711
climate 597
dialect 612
industry 701
map 700
palaces 680, 701–702
people 701
population 664
port 580, 702
slums 696
temples 669, 682, 683, 698, 701
tourism 701–702
Bangkok. Bight of 580
Banthat Range 584
Bassein (Pathein), population 616
Bassein River 588
Bayinnaung. king of Myanmar 607, 609
Beikthano 602
betel chewing 641
bhikkuni (nuns) 692
Bhumibol Aduyadej (Rama IX). king of Thailand 666, 667, 676
Bhumibol Dam 584
Bilu Island 589
Black Karen (people) 612
Bodawpaya. King of Myanmar 609
Botataung Pagoda 649
Bowring Treaty (1855) 670
Brahmanism. in Thailand 690
British Burma 610
Buddha, statues of the in Myanmar 653 in Thailand 606, 681, 685, 701
Buddhism in Myanmar 602, 603, 631, 632–633, 634, 642, 643, 644, 653 in Thailand 687, 690, 690–692, 693 Theravada (Southern School) 690, 692
Burma, Union of 626, 648
Burma National Army (BNA; formerly Burma Independence Army) 617. 623,625
Burmanization 644
Burmans (Burmese) (people) 602, 617

C
Central Lowlands see Chao Phraya River Valley
Central Plains, of Myanmar AT hailand 597
Chakri dynasty 665, 668, 669 and architecture 682
Chao Phraya Chakri (Rama I), king of Thailand 665, 668–669
Chao Phraya River 580, 583, 584, 586. 589, 699 flooding 596
Chao Phraya River Valley (Central Lowlands) 584, 590
dialect 612
Chao Phraya Si Suriyawongse 670
Chatichai Choonhayan 677
Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda 649
chedi (tower) 604, 681
Chi River 584
Chiang Mai 586, 703
climate 596
population 664
Chin (area) 586
Chin (people) 586, 613, 645
Chin Hills 601
Chindwin River 583, 587
ching (instrument) 684
Chon Buri. population 064
Christianity in Myanmar 642, 643 in Thailand 664, 692
Chulalongkorn (Rama V). king of Siam 665, 670–677 682, 698
Chulias 607
climate change, effects 597
cobra, king 599
Communist Party of Burma (CPBl 625. 626
cyclones, and Myanmar/Thailand 595–596

D
Dagon 648
dance, in Thailand 684–685
deforestation, in Thailand and Myanmar 597, 709
dengue fever (hemorrhagic lever) 597, 695, 696
depressions, tropical 595–596
Dhammayazika stupa 632
Dhammazedi, king of Myanmar 608
dipterocarps 600
Doi Inthanon 592, 662
Doi Suthep 592, 703
Dong Rek Mountains 583
drugs
produced in Myanmar 629, 656
use in Myanmar 646
use in Thailand 694
Dvaravati 665

E
earthquakes 593
EI Niño 595
Eurasian Plate 586

F
faults, strike slip 592
Fawn Thai (dances) 685
Feroci, Corrado 682
Festival of Light, in Thailand 687
fish fighting 687

G
gaur 601
Golden Triangle 586
Gulf of Thailand Lowlands 584–585
Gyaing River 589

H
Halingyi 602
Hat Yai. population 664
Himalayas 586
HIV/AIDS, in Myanmar 646
Hkakabo Razi 580, 586, 614
Hla Kyaw, James 630
Hline Hleil Kaun Tin 630
hpoun 644
hsainij waing (ensemble) 636–637
Hsinbyushin. king of Konbaung 609
human rights abuses, in Myanmar 629. 645
luin krabawk (puppet theater! 685

I
Indian Plate 586
Inle Lake (Inlay Lake) 588, 589 market 641
Inthu (people) 589
Irrawaddy River 580, 583, 587, 589, 590, 659
basin 587–588
delta 580, 583, 588, 590, 592, 610, 657–658
wildlife 598
Isan 584, 590 dialect 612

J
jakhay (instrument) 684

K
Kaba Aye Pagoda 649
Kachin (peoplel 613, 625, 645
Kachin (place), forests 600–601
Kala. U 630
kamma (karma) 691
Kammaung (dialect) 678
Kamphaeng Phet (formerly Kamphaengphet) 605
Karen (people) 612, 629
Karen National Union (KNU) 625, 629
karst landscape, in Thailand and Myanmar 585, 599–600
Kayah (Red Karen) (people) 612, 629
Kayah-Karen forests 600
khaen (instrument) 686
Khao Luang 586
Khao Phansa 687
khawng wong lek (instrument) 684
khawng wong yai (instrument) 684
khim (instrument) 684
Khin Hnin Yu 630
khlrng (canals) 584
Khlong Toei port 702
khlui (instrument) 684
Khmer (people), in Thailand 612
khon (dance theater) 684
Khon Kaen 584, 597 population 664
Khorat see Nakhon Ratchasima
Khorat Plateau (Northeatern Plateau) 582–584, 590
khrueang sai (ensemble) 684 Kinwun Mingyi 611
kite fighting 687
Koh Phi Phi 585
Kra Isthmus 585, 586, 589, 591–592 climate 594
Kraithorng (theater) 679
Krung Thep see Bangkok
Kukrit Pramoi 679
Kyaik Athok (Sule Pagoda) 649
Kyaikthanlan Pagxla 652
kyaung (monastery complex) 632

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Country Locator for Volume 5 Myanmar and Thailand i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Geography and Climate 580
  • The Land of Myanmar and Thailand 582
  • Geology of Myanmar and Thailand 590
  • Climate of Myanmar and Thailand 594
  • Flora and Fauna of Thailand and Myanmar 598
  • History and Movement of Peoples 602
  • Sukhothai and Ayutthaya 604
  • Later Burmese Kingdoms 608
  • British Intervention in Burma 610
  • Peoples of Myanmar and Thailand 612
  • Myanmar (Burma) 614
  • Government 618
  • Modern History 620
  • War and Independence 623
  • Independent Burma 626
  • Modern Myanmar 628
  • Cultural Expression 630
  • Art and Architecture 632
  • Music and Performing Arts 636
  • Festivals and Ceremonies 638
  • Food and Drink 640
  • Daily Life 642
  • Family and Society 644
  • Welfare 646
  • Yangon (Rangoon) 648
  • Naypyidaw 650
  • Mandalay 651
  • Moulmein 652
  • Pegu 653
  • Economy 654
  • Thailand 662
  • Government 666
  • Modern History 668
  • Siam in Transition 670
  • The Age of Reform 672
  • War and Military Rule 674
  • Modern Thailand 676
  • Cultural Expression 678
  • Art and Architecture 680
  • Decorative Arts 683
  • Music and Performing Arts 684
  • Festivals and Ceremonies 687
  • Food and Drink 688
  • Daily Life 690
  • Family and Society 693
  • Health, Welfare, and Housing 695
  • Education 697
  • Bangkok 698
  • Chiang Mai 703
  • Nakhon Ratchasima 704
  • Udon Thani 705
  • Economy 706
  • Further Research 716
  • Index 718
  • World and Its Peoples 722
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