Table of contents for The king never smiles : a biography of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej / Paul M. Handley.

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Preface								ix
Introduction							 1
1. A Dhammaraja from America
2. From Pure Blood to Dynastic Failure
3. 1932: Revolution and Exile
4. Restoration to Regicide
5. Revenge of the Monarchists, 1946¿49
6. Romance in Lausanne: Bhumibol Prepares to Reign
7. The Cold War, 1952¿57
8. Field Marshal Sarit: The Palace Finds Its Strongman
9. Bhumibol in the 1960s: A Dhammaraja¿s Brilliance Unfolds
10. Going to War
11. Reborn Democrat?
12. Royal Vigilantism and Massacre, 1974¿76
13. What Went Wrong: Cosmic Panic, Business Failure, Midcareer Crisis
14. Who¿s the Enemy?
15. In the King¿s Image: The Perfect General Prem
16. Family Headaches
17. Another Coup for the Throne
18. May 1992: October 1976 Redux
19. Sanctifying Royalty and Stonewalling Democracy in the 1990s
20. Another Family Annus Horribilis
21. The Economic Crash and Bhumibol¿s New Theory
22. Going into Seclusion: Can the Monarchy Survive Bhumibol?
Notes				000
Index				000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1927-.
Thailand -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.