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An Unfinished Past: Assassination and the 1974 Land Rent Control Act in Northern Thailand

Haberkorn, Tyrell


This article examines the struggle for land tenancy reform and the assassination of Farmers' Federation of Thailand (FFT) leaders in northern Thailand during the period of democratic politics between 14 October 1973 and 6 October 1976 as unresolved, ambiguous, and linked events in the recent Thai past. During the 1973-1976 period, farmers became new political and legal subjects as they fought to pass and then implement the 1974 Land Rent Control Act. Drawing on provincial archival records, the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Asian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14672710802631145


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