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Thailand during World War II: Impact and aftermath

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Japan coordinated its invasion of Thailand to coincide with the 7 December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbour. Small and with little choice, Thailand quickly joined the Axis. Despite this capitulation, Japanese occupation brought substantial economic loss and widespread social disruption. GDP contracted by a fifth. Japanese finance required that Thailand pay the costs of occupation and ship goods, mostly rice, to Japan while receiving little in return. Resulting shortages of consumer goods, swif...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
Thai and English
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Deposit date:
2020-10-18

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