(Article of book - 2005)

Document title

The Muslims of Thailand

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GILQUIN M. ; SMITHIES M. (Traducteur) ;


Islam specialist, the A. has divided his book in two parts. Part I : Studies diverse forms of Islam : origins of Islam in Thailand, being Muslim in Thailand, thai-Muslim structures and demographic importance. Part II : Concerns the Muslims of the deep south : on the Thai-Malaysian borders ; the weight of history ; the integration of the southern province ; the renewal of Thai Islam ; Muslims and Thais democratization ; being minorities. In the conclusion, the A. explains that Thai Buddhist Nationalists and Muslims have to accept that Thailand's communities have to learn the art of comprises. Nothing in its history indicates complete incompatibility between the various components of the Thai nation. - (GL)



ISBN : 974-9575-85-7

Editor : IRASEC, Bangkok ; Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai - THAILANDE (2005)

Millesime : 2005  [164 pages]

Bibliographic references : 10 p.

Collation : Illustration ;




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