BANGKOK (1932-1942) / A Study of Urban Renewal on Ratchadamnoen Boulevard in 1932-1957

Sirikiatikul, Pinai. Remaking modern Bangkok: Urban renewal on Rajadamnern Boulevard, 1932-1957. University of London, University College London (United Kingdom), 2007.

This thesis introduces the history of the urban renewal project on the boulevard from 1932 to 1957 and provided readers with various historical materials and other sources to illustrate the complex historical and political background behind the project. By reading it, we could quickly have a grasp of how the political party inserted their identities to the existing buildings to create new identity and how the public space became the stage for power making.

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