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Edward Harold Stuart Simmonds, who died on November nine, 1994 elderly seventy five, should be remembered as one of many few distinct students who mixed an information of either the languages and the literatures of Thailand and Laos, and who, among 1951 and 1967 succeeded nearly single-handedly in setting up the examine of Tai languages, literature and tradition in British universities. This e-book offers a desirable sequence of essays written in his honour.

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