Condition : 8/10 due to normal shelf wear. Hardcover Edition. Clean pages. No highlighting. Undamaged. Still in great condition. *FREE POSTAGE NM * Description This book gives an insight into the Thailand of today. It details the history, culture and contemporary predicament of a traditional Buddhist society struggling to preserve its integrity in the face of change. The author evokes the atmosphere of the country through descriptions of city and rural life where contradictions between old and new, sacred and profane constantly clash. This book may be of interest both to the armchair traveller and to the visitor. The author has also written "The Traveller's Key to Northern India".
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