by National Identity Board, Office of the Prime Minister, Kingdom of Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-351).
|Contributions||Thailand. Khana Kammakān ʻĒkkalak khō̜ng Chāt.|
|LC Classifications||DS563.5 .T437 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||6, 354 p.,  folded leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||354|
|LC Control Number||2002347097|
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