Women's Suffrage in Thailand: A Southeast Asian Historiographical Challenge

  title={Women's Suffrage in Thailand: A Southeast Asian Historiographical Challenge},
  author={Katherine A. Bowie},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={708 - 741}
  • Katherine A. Bowie
  • Published 1 October 2010
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
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