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Afterword

Francis R. Bradley

in Forging Islamic Power and Place: The Legacy of Shaykh Daud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851613
eISBN:
9780824868093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851613.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The afterword briefly summarizes the main arguments of the book and looks at global forces that came to reshape the Patani communities. The collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Arab ... More


Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Tamara Loos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Prince Prisdang Chumsai (1852–1935) served as Siam's first diplomat to Europe during the most dramatic moment of Siam's political history, when its independence was threatened by European ... More


Marginality, Suttering, and Community: The Politics of Collective Experience and Empowerment in Thailand

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses a form of social suffering that clearly resists its individualization. It first examines the social production of marginality among the Kui, which was an indigenous people ... More


The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Shane Strate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Lost Territories explores the legacy of defeat and victimhood in the production of Thai historiography and the formation of national identity. Unlike Royal-Nationalist narratives, which celebrate ... More


The Ambiguities of Semicolonial Power in Thailand

Peter A. Jackson

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the history of Siamese/Thai attitudes to the West in relation to the situation of both colonized and other nominally independent societies. Drawing on postcolonial ... More


Afterword: Postcolonial Theories and Thai Semicolonial Hybridities

Peter A. Jackson

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses postcolonial theories of cultural hybridity to delineate some of the main forms of Siamese/Thai responses to the West. It compares Nestor García Canclini's account ... More


The Siamese Cat

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter presents a paper entitled “Aberrant Visual Projections in the Siamese Cat”. This study investigated the central pathway of Siamese cats and kittens, particularly the topographic ... More


A Supranational Criminal Tribunal for the Colonial Era: The Franco-Siamese Mixed Court

Brockman-Hawe Benjamin E.

in The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter examines a specific provision inserted into one of the two treaties that marked the end of hostilities between France and Siam in 1893 — a provision that stipulated the establishment of ... More


Dying with Dignity

Beryck Beyleveld and Roger Brownsword

in Human Dignity in Bioethics and Biolaw

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268260
eISBN:
9780191683473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268260.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses three euthanasia cases in which ‘death with dignity’ is an issue. First, there are cases involving persons who are seemingly competent to consent or refuse. Their dignity is ... More


The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Joseph Andrew Orser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Connected at the chest by a band of flesh, conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker toured the United States and the world from the 1820s to the 1870s, exhibiting their extraordinary bodies as “freaks of ... More


Gulf of Siam: Prisdang’s Star Ascends

Tamara Loos

in Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter showcases the circumstances of a fateful solar eclipse as well as the events in Prisdang's childhood following the ascension of Chulalongkorn as Siam's new ruler. Here, the chapter shows ... More


Colonial Southeast Asia: Exilic Journey

Tamara Loos

in Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704635
eISBN:
9781501706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704635.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the first years of Prisdang's exile, exploring his conflicts—both internal and external—during this period. An abiding patriot, he sought desperately to return to his native ... More


“One Night in Bangkok”: Food and the Everyday Life of Empire

Mark Padoongpatt

in Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the blossoming of America's fascination with Thai cuisine during the Cold War. The informal postwar U.S. empire in Thailand vacillated between "hard" and "soft" power, ... More


The Monster Now before Us

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins.” Born in Siam in 1811, Chang and Eng were connected at the chest by a band of flesh and ... More


In and Chun

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” in the United States. It first provides a background on the twins' birth and ... More


Under Their Own Direction

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” in the United States at a time of turmoil, much of it revolving around slavery ... More


The Connected Twins

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the domestic life of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” in Wilkes County, a small, rural community in northwestern North ... More


Asiatic Americans

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” negotiated their way through shifting identities of “Asian” and “American” in the United ... More


Southern Curiosities

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” came to symbolize America's disunion in general and the growing divide between North and ... More


Over Their Dead Bodies

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” continued to be seen as monsters even after their deaths. Chang died on January 17, 1874, ... More


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