I’d even argue that the impact of colonialism can be felt today, and were the major roots of the 1932 Siamese Revolution and Pibulsongkhram’s ultranationalist regime and ultimately his collaboration with the Japanese. Thai foreign policy since has essentially been in response to European colonialism Chualongkorn sending his many sons abroad to study in the UK, France, German Empire, Russian Empire etc, joining World War I in the hopes of renegotiating trade treaties, briefly allying with Japan in the hopes of reclaiming former territories (though the involvement of the aristocracy and left wing intellectuals in resisting that is a whole other essay). Incidents like the Paknam Crisis or the shootout with Phra Yot Muang Kwang severely damaged Thai national pride, yet were instrumental in turning Siam into a centralised nation state.
Woolf throws down the gauntlet: woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction, and, in a beguiling, conversational tone far removed from the complex rhythms of her fiction, investigates all the factors that routinely get in the way. She first delivered these words at a time when the women in her audience were far more disenfranchised it had been only a decade since they got the right to vote. But Woolf work resonates just as powerfully today, every time individual creativity comes into conflict with the demands of a very commercial world..
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“I’ve talked to her a couple of times, but more so just listening and reading some of her interviews, it sounds like she’s got a tremendous head on her shoulders,” Hamm says. “Unfortunately, in sports you don’t get to do this for the rest of your life. And the window is so small it’s not only what you do during that time, but how you do it is extremely important..