Siam and the League of Nations: Modernisation, Sovereignty and Multilateral Diplomacy, 1920-1940. Based on doctoral study, this is an in-depth account of Siam's participation in the League of Nations 1920-40, when it was the only Southeast Asian member of the League. Chapters consider: the background in Siam's policies of development and modernisation; the country's aims in joining the League; Siam's participation in the League's policies on opium control; on public health; on human trafficking; and on collective security. The conclusion explores long-term impacts on the country of the international and other roles played during the period of the League's existence. With appended chronology, lists of delegates, financial contributions, and ratifications, name glossary, bibliography, index and archival photographs.
Siam and the League of Nations
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