BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND RELATED ITEMS
The coverage of the following bibliographies extends beyond the scope of the work at hand. Certain items that are not bibliographies in the technical sense of the word are also included.
Academic Advisory Council for Thailand. Some Bibliographical Resources on Development in Thailand. Los Angeles: University of California, 1970; 45 pages.
Identifies about eight hundred reports and other documents in several collections, including the Agency for International Development Reference Center, Washington, D.C.; the International Monetary Fund Reference Center, Washington, D.C.; the American University Center for Research in Social Systems; the Army’s Engineer Agency for Resource Inventories, Washington; and the AACT Holdings at UCLA. The latter inelude many USOM/Thailand research reports. Items are not annotated, and entries are alphabetical within each organizational category. Compiled by Michael N. O’Hara, this preliminary survey of certain special collections also contains information about the conditions of access to each of them.
Amyot, Jacques. Changing Patterns of Social Structure in Thailand: An Annotated Bibliography with Comments. Delhi: UNESCO Research Center, 1965. 171 pages.
Cited in Amara Raksasataya, Thailand: Social Science Materials in Thai and Western Languages. Not examined.
Anglemyer, Mary, Janet G. Gee, and Michael G. Koll, Jr. Selected Bibliography, Lower Mekong Basin. Washington, D.C.: Engineer Agency for Resources Inventory, Department of the Army, June 15, 1969. 2 vols., 293 pages, 222 pages (loose-leaf).
Volume I deals with the Lower Mekong Basin region as a whole and with Thailand; volume II, with Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. These sections are, in turn, subdivided by subject matter: agriculture, climate, education, electric power, fisheries, forestry and vegetation, geology, health, industry, minerals, population, and soils. For the most part, the entries represent material available in the Washington, D.C. area. Entries are not annotated. (In English and French.)
Annotated Bibliography of Northeast Thailand. Bangkok: Joint Thai-U.S. Research and Development Center, 1967. 38 pages.
The 106 entries in this bibliography on Northeast Thailand range from elephant hunting to the story of a Northeast Siamese girlhood. Most, however, are of a technical nature, having to do with soil, water, topography, irrigation, transportation, and so on. Sequel to an earlier “exploratory” bibliography published by the Military Research and Development Center. All items are annotated.
Asia Research Bulletin. Singapore: Straits Times Press, published monthly. 76 pages.
Contains material from Thai, English, Chinese, and Malay newspapers, journals, and official publications, along with topical background pieces and statistical data. Cross referenced and indexed. Annual subscription (airmail to U.S.) $112.
Asia: A Guide to Paperbacks. Revised edition. New York: The Asia Society, 1968. 178 pages.
Few of the approximately 173 Southeast Asia entries are directly concerned with Thailand. Well annotated.
Asian Bibliography. Bangkok: Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Published semi-annually.
Issued in June and December of each year since 1952, this is actually the accessions list of the ECAFE library. Indexed by area; items are classified by topic. Non-English titles are translated into English. The scope and relevance of the ECAFE library’s collection make this a useful source.
Bernath, Frances A. Catalog of Thai Language Holdings in the Cornell University Libraries Through 1964. Ithaca: Cornell University, Southeast Asia Program, Data Paper No. 54, December, 1964. 236 pages.
A reproduction of about five thousand catalog cards, arranged alphabetically by author or equivalent. This publication facilitates access to the leading collection of Thai materials to be found in an American university. Includes several hundred official reports and government publications-־ laws, judicial reports, and ministerial and departmental documents.
Berton, Peter, Alvin Z. Rubenstein, and Anna Allott. Soviet Works on Southeast Asia: A Bibliography of Non-Periodical Literature, 1946-1965. Los Angeles: University of Southern California Press, 1967.
Only 20 of the 401 entries pertain directly to Thailand (54 to the general region), but the essay on Soviet Southeast Asian studies by Anna Allott is a worthwhile addition.
Bibliography: Cases and Other Materials for the Teaching of Business Administration in Developing Countries, South and Southeast Asia. Soldiers Field, Boston: Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, May, 1968. 408 pages.
Contains annotations of 653 cases, including six Thai cases, and brief annotations on some two hundred articles and four hundred books. Copies of the cases are available from the Intercollegiate Case Clearing House.
Bibliography of Material about Thailand in Western Languages.Bangkok: Central Library, Chulalongkorn University, 1960. 326 pages.
The first extensive bibliography compiled in Thailand of materials about Thailand in Western languages. Broad coverage of about five thousand items arranged under twenty topical headings. Includes a list of more than one hundred and fifty We ste r ո-language periodicals publishing occasional articles about Thailand. Not annotated.
Bibliography of Materials relating to Thailand, and Project Personnel. Ithaca: Cornell University, Thailand Project, 1967. 40 pages.
List of more than 250 publications of the staff, students, and associates of Cornell’s Thailand Project covering the period 1947-1967. Includes a brief history of the project.
Bitz, Ira. A Bibliography of English-Language Source Materials on Thailand in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Physical Sciences. Washington, D.C.: Social Science Research Institute. Distributed by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Bureau of Standards, U.S. Department of Commerce, June 1968. 271 pages.
The items are divided into sections on the basis of a modified version of the Human Relations Area Files’Outline of Cultural Materials. The aim of this bibliography is to be comprehensive rather than qualitatively selective. Some of the “better” items are briefly annotated.
A Compilation of Reports and Publications. Bangkok: U.S. Agency for International Development, 1965. 95 pages.
A bibliography of Bangkok-AID technical reports and publications deemed to be of “current interest or substantial research value.” Covers material issued through the first quarter of 1964. Eleven functional categories: agricultural development, communications media, terminal assignment reports, education and human resources, investment opportunities, public administration, public safety, internal security and civic action, public works and engineering, social development, and Thai-American economic cooperation. See also USOM- Thailand Technical Library, this section.
Cormack, Margaret L. Guidelines for South and Southeast Asia Resources in the U.S. Berkeley: University of California, Center for South/Southeast Asia Studies, 1969.
Embree, John F., and Lillian Ota Dotson. Bibliography of the Peoples and Cultures of Mainland Southeast Asia. New Haven: Yale University, Southeast Asia Studies, 1950. 821 pages+ addendum.
Pages 461-558 of this monumental compilation deal with Thailand and the Thai people. “No attempt is made to include political history, economics or welfare although all of these fields are partially included in various contexts. Human geography is largely included in the ethnology sections and some material on education is included under cultural history” (p. xiv). A valuable tool for social and cultural research.
External Research: A List of Recently Completed Studies; Southeast Asia and Southwest Pacific. (ER List No. 3.19). Washington: Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, External Research Staff. Published annually.
Issued each fall on the basis of information provided voluntarily by private scholars in the United States. Covers social science research, includes items completed even though in some cases not published, and identifies the academic affiliation of the scholar in each case. Items are not annotated. The External Research Staff also maintains an External Research Catalog, in which new projects are listed as information is received and research in progress is listed annually in the spring issues.
Gedney, William J. “Thailand and Laos.” See Section G-3.
Hay, Stephen N., and Margaret H. Case (eds.). Southeast Asian History: A Bibliographic Guide. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962. 132 pages.
An annotated bibliography of Southeast Asian history. Section I, pp. 89-100, comprises Thailand.
Henderson, Dan Fenno. Bibliography of English-Language Materials on the Law of Thailand. Seattle: University of Washington, School of Law, 1963. 12 pages.
Hobbs, Cecil (comp.). Southeast Asia: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Reference Sources in Western Languages. Revised and enlarged edition. Washington, D.C.: Orientalia Division, Reference Department, Library of Congress, 1964. 180 pages.
This excellent work updates and extends an earlier (1952) compilation. Five hundred and thirty-five entries are ineluded, mostly references to volumes published from 1942 through 1962. Full and carefully prepared annotations. Eighty-five citations to materials on Southeast Asia will be found, covering history, politics, economics, culture, and social conditions. Another fifty-three references cover the same terrain for Thailand. Most of the latter are also ineluded within the work at hand. A new edition is in preparation.
Ichikawa, Kenjiro. Southeast Asia Viewed from Japan: A Bibliography of Japanese Works on Southeast Asian Societies, 1940- 1963. Ithaca: Cornell University, Southeast Asia Program, Data Paper No. 56, 1965. 112 pages.
Printed in Japanese with translations of titles into English, this bibliography is unannotated.
International Political Science Abstracts. Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell. Published quarterly.
Prepared by the International Political Science Association in cooperation with the International Committee for Social Sciences Documentation, with support from UNESCO, this book provides annotations of materials in a large number of journals and other publications. The classification scheme enables identification and tentative evaluation of political scienee materials on Thailand.
Journal of Asian Studies. Published quarterly.
The Journal, published in the United States by the Association for Asian Studies, Inc., includes an annual bibliographical issue each September identifying by author and various categories books, articles, and some documents, reports, and dissertations on Asia, Asian regions, and Asian countries. Most materials covered are in English.
Journal of the Siam Society (JSS), Index to Volumes I to XXV.Bangkok: The Siam Society, 1935.
Journal of the Siam Society (JSS), Index to Volumes XXVI to XL. Bangkok: The Siam Society, 1955.
In addition to a general table of contents citing articles, book reviews, and notes on recent Thai publications, each index contains a classification of articles by author and by subject.
Konoshima, Sumiye. Directory of Community Development Institutions in Asia. Honolulu: East-West Center Library, University of Hawaii, Occasional Paper No. 3, 1965. 109 pages.
Eight pages (86-93) deal with the organization of the Thai Department of Community Development, including a listing of papers and memoranda produced by CD staff within the department.
Kozicki, Richard and Peter Ananda. South and Southeast Asia: Doctoral Dissertations and Masters’ Theses Completed at the University of California, Berkeley, 1906-1968. Berkeley: University of California, Center for South/Southeast Asia Studies, 1969.
List of Scientific Reports Relating to Thailand. Bangkok: Thai National Documentation Centre, National Research Council, List No. 1, October, 1964. 126 pages.
Prepared by the Thai National Documentation Centre, which seeks to facilitate scientific research by making available information on investigations already undertaken. The TNDC will provide photocopies of reports shown on its list if the material is otherwise not available. The list itself consists of 1,263 individual items, cited by title and author, with source and language indicated. A title index is also included. The numbered items are arranged according to topic; the topics range from “Agriculture” through “Wood.”
Mason, John Brown, and H. Carroll Parish. Thailand Bibliography. Gainesville: University of Florida Libraries, 1958. 247 pages.
Over two thousand three hundred references, many with brief annotations, including material in nine Western Ianguages. The sheer scope of the work, coupled with minimal topical arrangement of materials and the absence of an index, make this bibliography difficult to use. One helpful feature is a list of Library of Congress holdings of English-language newspapers and periodicals published in Thailand, plus an identification of U.S. libraries at which some of these items are available.
McVey, Ruth T. Bibliography of Soviet Publications on Southeast Asia. Ithaca: Cornell University, Southeast Asia Program, Data Paper No. 34, 1959. 109 pages.
A bibliography based upon the Library of Congress Monthly Index of Russian acquisitions.
Nunn, G. Raymond. South and Southeast Asia: A Bibliography of Bibliographies. Honolulu: East-West Center Library, University of Hawaii, Occasional Paper No. 4, 1966. 59 pages.
Includes a listing of fifteen bibliographies on Southeast Asia and eleven on Thailand, classified by language of publication and publishing agency.
Public Administration Technicians’ Reports: An Annotated Bibliography of Technicians’ Reports on File Covering the Years 1959-1966. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Technical Cooperation and Research, 1966. 74 pages.
Cites about seventy unclassified reports prepared by public administration direct-hire or contract technicians of AID for the years 1959-1966. Many are quarterly or semi-annual progress reports or end-of-tour reports. A few are substantive studies. Items are annotated, arranged by topic, and within topic by country.
Raksasataya, Amara, with Veeravat Kanchanadul, Prachak Suthayakom, et al. Thailand: Social Science Materials in Thai and Western Languages. Bangkok: The National Institute of Development Administration, 1966. 378 pages.
Pages 1-132 contain citations of Western-language materials, entered both by author and by title. Later sections also identify a number of Western-language bibliographies and Western-language periodicals. Extensive citations of Thai materials classified by author or, if anonymous, by publisher. Not annotated, and uses only an alphabetical classification. (In English and Thai.)
Sharto, H. L., Judith M. Jacob, and E. H. S. Simmonds. Bibliographies of Mon-Khmer and Tai Linguistics. London Oriental Bibliographies. Volume 2. London: Oxford University Press, 1963. 87 pages.
The Mon-Khmer bibliography lists all known works on Ianguages of the group published up to 1961. The Tai bibliography covers work through 1959, with some later entries. Section II of the Tai bibliography contains 223 citations to general works, dictionaries, grammars, readers, and specialized linguistic studies.
Shimaoka, Helene R. (comp.). Selected Bibliographies on Labor and Industrial Relations in Burma, Indonesia, Korea, Malaya, Singapore, Thailand. Honolulu: Industrial Relations Center, University of Hawaii, 1961. 62 pages.
Lists seventy-nine items on Thailand. Not annotated.
Starbird, Ann, Sasinee Jotikasthere, and Surang Kongset. Annotated Bibliography of Northeast Thailand. Bangkok: Joint Thai-U.S. Military Research and Development Center, July, 1967. 38 pages.
Includes bibliographic data and brief annotation of 106 reports, monographs, and journal articles. Surveys the geographical, political, cultural, social, and economic aspects of Northeast Thailand.
Statistical Bibliography: An Annotated Bibliography of Thai Govemment Statistical Publications. Second edition. Bangkok: National Statistical Office, 1964. 175 pages.
Cites 165 Thai government statistical publications, annotated in both Thai and English, with indication of the language used in each report. Identifies sources of statistics on economic development, agriculture, communications, defense, education, finance, health, industry, and justice. A comparison of the first and second editions reflects a rapid growth in the collection and production of various kinds of statistical data, which is interesting and significant.
Stucki, Curtis W. American Doctoral Dissertations on Asia, 1933- 1962. Ithaca: Cornell University, Southeast Asia Program, Data Paper No. 50, 1963. 204 pages.
Includes citations of eighty dissertations on Thailand, fourteen of which were produced at Cornell (at least five of the latter have been published). An appendix lists Master’s theses on Asia submitted at Cornell during the period covered. Citations are not annotated.
The, Lian, and Paul W.van derVeur. Treasures and Trivia: Doctoral Dissertations on Southeast Asia Accepted by Universities in the United States. Athens, Ohio: Center for International Studies, Southeast Asia Program, Ohio University, 1968. 141 pages.
Lists doctoral dissertations on Southeast Asia done in American universities, 136 of them on Thailand. The earliest entries are dated prior to the 1930’s, and the most recent, mid-1968. Items are not annotated.
The University of Chicago Doctoral Dissertations and Master’s Theses on Asia, 1894-1962. Chicago: Far Eastern Library, University of Chicago, 1962.
USOM-Thailand Technical Library: Document Section Card Catalog. Bangkok: U.S. Agency for International Development, 1967. 580 pages.
The cards reproduced in this catalog represent the complete holdings of the Document Section of the Bangkok-AID library, as of December 31,1967. Not all of these materials are of AID origin, and many are not concerned with Thai subjects.
Wainwright, M.D., and Noel Matthews. A Guide to Western Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to South and Southeast Asia. London: Oxford University Press, 1965. 532 pages.
Contains material found in the British Isles, dating from 1450, including the entire collection in the India Office Library. Items are briefly but adequately identified.
Wyatt, David. Preliminary Checklist of Thailand Serials. Ithaca: Cornell University, Thailand Project, 1971.
A preliminary listing of all serials concerning Thailand known to have been published inside or outside Thailand, in all languages, with notations on major United States holdings. Covers materials from about 1840, and draws upon prior work covering the serial literature through 1930. Monumental and thoroughly valuable.
Wyatt, David K., and Constance M. Wilson. “Thai Historical Materials in Bangkok.” See Section B-l.