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English governess at the Siamese court

Anna Harriette Leonowens

English governess at the Siamese court

recollections of six years in the royal palace at Bangkok

by Anna Harriette Leonowens

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thailand
    • Subjects:
    • Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1834-1914 -- Homes and haunts -- Thailand.,
    • Mongkut, King of Siam, 1804-1868.,
    • British -- Thailand -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Governesses -- Thailand -- Biography.,
    • Thailand -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: Trübner, 1870.

      StatementAnna Harriette Leonowens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS578.32.L45 A33x 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p., [15] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2671396M
      LC Control Number85672272

      The English Governess at the Siamese Court: The True Story Behind 'The King and I' avg rating — ratings — published — 77 editions/5. The English Governess at the Siamese Court, written in , recounts the experiences of one Anna Harriette Leonowens as governess for the sixty-plus children of King Mongkut of Siam and as translator and scribe for the king himself/5(3).

      Print book: Biography: English: 1st Tor edView all editions and formats Summary: The memoir from which "The King and I" was adapted presents the author's experiences in the court of the King of Siam during the late s. the english governess at the siamese court. being recollections of six years in the royal. in the royal palace at bangkok. by. anna harriette leonowens. with illustrations, from photographs presented to the author by the king of siam. [illustration: gateway of the old palace.] to mrs. katherine s. : Anna Harriette Leonowens.

      Buy The English Governess at the Siamese Court by Leonowens, Anna Harriette (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: LibriVox recording of The English Governess at the Siamese Court, by Anna Harriette Leonowens. Read by Sibella Denton and Kristine Bekere. In Anna Leonowens accepted an offer made by the Siamese consul in Singapore, Tan Kim Ching, to teach the wives and children of Mongkut, king of Siam.


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The king shook Author: Anna Leonowens. Probably one of the strangest things about my reading of The English Governess at the Siamese Court, was the location in which I found the book.

I was rummaging through the books at the Asia Book Store on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok, looking for mindless mysteries to pass the time between tailor fittings/5(3).

Probably one of the strangest things about my reading of The English Governess at the Siamese Court, was the location in which I found the book.

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Western author writing about someplace other than Britain.)/5(). The English Governess at the Siamese Court, written invividly recounts the experiences of one Anna Harriette Leonowens as governess for the sixty-plus children of King Mongkut of Siam, and translator and scribe for the King himself.

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The English Governess at the Siamese Court Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok Language: English: LoC Class: DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia: Subject: Leonowens, Anna Harriette, -- Homes and haunts -- Thailand Subject: Mongkut, King of Siam, Subject: British -- Thailand Cited by:   The English Governess at the Siamese Court, Anna Harriette LEONOWENS ( - ) In Anna Leonowens accepted an offer made by the Siamese consul in Singapore, Tan Kim Ching, to teach the.

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Anna Harriette Leonowens (born Ann Hariett Emma Edwards; 5 November – 19 January ) was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born British travel writer, educator and social activist. She became well known with the publication of her memoirs, beginning with The English Governess at the Siamese Court (), which chronicled her experiences in Siam (modern Thailand), as teacher to the children Born: Ann Hariett Emma Edwards, 5 November.

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Anna Harriette Leonowens. J.R. Osgood, - British - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.This book is Anna Leonowens's autobiography covering her time spent in Thailand in the s, where she worked as a governess/ teacher at the Royal Court. It was the basis for the movie "Anna and The King of Siam" and the musical "The King and I".

I would say that, apart from having spawned those adaptations, its main value is historical curiosity/5(36)."THE ENGLISH GOVERNESS AT THE SIAMESE COURT: BEING RECOLLECTIONS OF SIX YEARS IN THE ROYAL PALACE AT BANGKOK" by Anna Harriette Leonowens.

With Illustrations from photographs presented to the author by the King of Siam. The front cover of the book is titled "THE ORIGINAL ANNA AND THE KING OF SIAM" Published by Chalermnit, Bangkok, Rating: % positive.