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Articles by Duncan McCargo
A Hollow Crown
NLR 43, January-February 2007, pp. 135-144in
Subjects: Biography and Intellectual History , Southeast Asia
Duncan McCargo on Paul Handley, The King Never Smiles. Taboo-breaking biography of the world’s longest-serving monarch, Thailand’s Bhumibol Adulyadej. Is the throne’s mystique, carefully reconsolidated in the 20th century, now threatened by the lottery of primogeniture?Read this article or download a PDF file
Also available in Spanish