Bangkok

Author by : Maryvelma O'Neil
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Total Read : 40
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Description : In this vibrant cultural history, Maryvelma O'Neil takes us on an engaging tour of Bangkok, revealing the rich ancient heritage of this fascinating city. The capital of the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok stands out as a place of extraordinary allure. Beginning as a floating city in a lush tropical setting, known to foreigners as the "Venice of the East," its majestic Grand Palace and glittering Buddhist temples today compete with chimneystacks and a jungle of skyscrapers. O'Neil illuminates a city rich in art, history, royal ceremony, and tradition and she uncovers fascinating pockets of traditional indigenous life and places of intense beauty hidden in Bangkok's labyrinthine lanes and alleys.


Burnt Out In Bangkok

Author by : Tom Moon Mullins
Languange : en
Publisher by : Xlibris Corporation
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Total Read : 35
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Description : “An old fashioned love story wih the main character being a retired cop from Jersey City, New Jersey and the other being a woman employed in the oldest profession in the world who will drive this urban cop, over the edge!” “Mullins Brings Out The Voyeruism in us all.” “Let Mullins Show You How Picking Up A beautiful sexy Thai Girl in Bangkok who will do anything for as little as Five bucks, is as easy as picking up a bunch of bannanas at the Pathmark in Jersey City” “U very hansom, where u come from, u buy me drink, u want long time or short time?” "These are usually the fi rst words out of the girls mouth as you enter a Bangkok Bar." “Beautiful Young Thai Girls perform sexual acts as if it’s a bodily function.” “Love, lust, liquor, heartache and vengeance are the main ingredients of this page turner!”


Bangkok

Author by : Maryvelma Smith O'Neil
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 51
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Description : Bangkok stands out as a place of extraordinary allure. Beginning as a floating city in a lush tropical setting, known to foreigners as the Venice of the East, centuries later, its majestic Grand Palace and glittering Buddhist temples would compete for the horizon with Western chimneystacks. Chinese immigration and investment and Indian commerce have also visibly marked the cityscape, where great ethnic diversity is represented in the world-famous Thai cuisine.Fascinating pockets of traditional indigenous life percolate under a surface of modernity, while fragments of intense beauty and sensation abound in the labyrinthine lanes and alleys that replaced canals. Bangkok bears the longest city name in the world: forty-three syllables. Locals have shortened it to Krung Thep which means City of Angels. Maryvelma O'Neil explores their city-rich in art, history, royal ceremony and tradition.


Bangkok

Author by : Marc Askew
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Total Read : 94
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Description : Bangkok is one of Asia's most interesting, varied, controversial and challenging cities. It is a city of contradictions, both in its present and past. This unique book examines the development of the city from its earliest days as the seat of the Thai monarchy to its current position as an infamous contemporary metropolis. Adopting insights from anthropology, urban studies and human geography, this is a powerful account of the city and its dynamic spaces. Marc Askew examines the city's variety from the inner-city slums to the rural-urban fringe, and gives us a keen insight into the daily life of the city's inhabitants, be they middle-class suburbanites or sex workers.


Bangkok

Author by : Ruth Bendel
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 41
Total Download : 465
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B Is For Bangkok

Author by : Janet Brown
Languange : en
Publisher by : ThingsAsian Press
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Total Read : 42
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Description : A bilingual journey through a day in Bangkok explores the traditions and culture of the bustling city.


Bangkok

Author by : Leela Punyaratabandhu
Languange : en
Publisher by : Ten Speed Press
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Total Read : 20
Total Download : 911
File Size : 52,7 Mb
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Description : From one of the most respected authorities on Thai cooking comes this beautiful and deeply personal ode to Bangkok, the top-ranked travel destination in the world. Every year, more than 16 million visitors flock to Thailand’s capital city, and leave transfixed by the vibrant culture and unforgettable food they encounter along the way. Thai cuisine is more popular today than ever, yet there is no book that chronicles the real food that Thai people eat every day—until now. In Bangkok, award-winning author Leela Punyaratabandhu offers 120 recipes that capture the true spirit of the city—from heirloom family dishes to restaurant classics to everyday street eats to modern cosmopolitan fare. Beautiful food and location photography will make this a must-have keepsake for any reader who has fallen under Bangkok’s spell.


Bangkok

Author by : William Warren
Languange : en
Publisher by : Reaktion Books
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Total Read : 14
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Description : William Warren’s Bangkok is an informal portrait of this most vibrant and perplexing of modern cities. Divided into two parts, the first is a selective history, showing how Bangkok has developed over the last 200 years, while the second explores the contemporary face of the city through a series of personal impressions. The author explains how the charms of Bangkok and its people outweigh the disadvantages of pollution, traffic and stifling heat. He also introduces celebrities, such as the early kings of Thailand’s present dynasty and Anna Leonowens, heroine of The King and I, as well as Jim Thompson, the US-born silk entrepreneur and art collector who mysteriously vanished in the jungles of Malaysia. Bangkok provides a much needed history of the city, but is also imbued with the warmth of Warren’s love affair with its frenetic way of life.


Bangkok

Author by : Roseline NgCheong-Lum
Languange : en
Publisher by : Marshall Cavendish
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 26
Total Download : 489
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Bangkok

Author by : Nancy Furstinger
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABDO Publishing Company
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 63
Total Download : 206
File Size : 54,8 Mb
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Description : Discusses the city's government, economy, and history of Bangkok.