1976, 52 Minutes
Thailand has never known colonial rule. The Thai people are their own masters. There is little evidence of the kind of social organisations that modern western societies have found necessary to develop.
This program attempts to analyse the mechanisms that hold Thailand together and examine the historical and cultural background of Thailand.
A Film Australia, Australian Broadcasting Commission and University of Queensland Press Co-production.
© 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.
Director: Arch Nicholson
Narrator: John Temple
Running Time: 52 Minutes
Classification: Exempt from classification
Curriculum Links: Asian History, Cultural Studies, SOSE. Major themes and concepts include national identity, immigration, economic growth and urban development.