The French Wolf and the Siamese Lamb: The French Threat to Siamese Independence, 1858-1907

Tuck, Patrick J. N.

Published by White Lotus, 1995
ISBN 10: 9748496287 / ISBN 13: 9789748496283
Used / Soft cover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

434 pp., index, bibliography, maps, illustrations. This book explains how narrowly Siam survived the French menace to her independence during the period of the European scramble for colonies. For half a century after arriving in Cochinchina in 1858, the French encroached on Siamese territory and interests in a variety of ways. By the 1890s, French colonialists, so influential in promoting French annexations in Africa and the Pacific, wanted to acquire the whole of Siam in order to create a 'Greater Indochina' in imitation of British India. The integrity, the stability, and the very existence of the Siamese state were at stake. This study, based on a wide range of newly available French records, examines the changing aims and methods of French expansion. The author explains how French ambitions came to be frustrated by British diplomatic action. But he argues that the Siamese played an indispensable role in shaping the conditions that made British intervention effective. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
3 avg rating
(2 ratings)

Synopsis: An attempt at describing the French colonization policies in Southeast Asia.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: The French Wolf and the Siamese Lamb: The ...
Publisher: White Lotus
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition..

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Patrick J.N. Tuck
Published by White Lotus Co Ltd (1995)
ISBN 10: 9748496287 ISBN 13: 9789748496283
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description White Lotus Co Ltd, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX9748496287

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 40.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Tuck, Patrick J.N.
Published by White Lotus Co Ltd (1995)
ISBN 10: 9748496287 ISBN 13: 9789748496283
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description White Lotus Co Ltd, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9748496287

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 49.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Tuck, Patrick
Published by White Lotus Co Ltd (1995)
ISBN 10: 9748496287 ISBN 13: 9789748496283
Used Soft cover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Masalai Press
(Oakland, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description White Lotus Co Ltd, 1995. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 434 p., illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. This book explains how narrowly Siam survived the French menace to her independence during the period of the European scramble for colonies. For half a century after arriving in Cochinchina in 1858, the French encroached on Siamese territory and interests in a variety of ways. By the 1890s, French colonialists, so influential in promoting French annexations in Africa and the Pacific, wanted to acquire the whole of Siam in order to create a “Greater Indochina” in imitation of British India. The integrity, the stability, and the very existence of the Siamese state were at stake. This study, based on a wide range of newly available French records, examines the changing aims and methods of French expansion. The author explains how French ambitions came to be frustrated by British diplomatic action. But he argues that the Siamese played an indispensable role in shaping the conditions that made British intervention effective. Bookseller Inventory # 9748496287WL120816

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 79.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.90
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Tuck, Patrick J.N.
Published by White Lotus Co Ltd (1995)
ISBN 10: 9748496287 ISBN 13: 9789748496283
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description White Lotus Co Ltd, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. Like new condition. Bookseller Inventory # XX-117-78-1109791

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 146.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds