Historian wants country called ‘Siam’

Historian wants country called 'Siam' - The Nation, April 3, 2007 ...The name "Thailand" does not fit with historical or present facts as there are more than 40 ethnic groups in the country, including Chinese, Tai, Hmong, Akha, Karen, Laotians, Khmer and Mon, said Charnvit, a senior advisor and lecturer at Thammasat University's Southeast Asian Studies Programme. Constitution drafters discussed the issue of renaming the Kingdom in 1949 and 1968...
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