In the ensuing pages, an endeavor will be made to ascertain the actual existence, if any, of "perspectives" which can be said to be typically "Asian" in the perception of international law. The exercise will be based on historical facts tending to indicate that "A part of Asia had escaped grosso modo the work of direct European domination." The question to be examined is whether the evolution of contemporary international law presents any specific challenges for one of the oldest Kingdoms of the world, THAILAND or SIAM, as we know it today, and as the European had preferred to call it in the not too distant past.
Sucharitkul, Sompong, "Evolution of International Law: Thailand's Experience at the Threshold of the Third Millennium" (1999). Publications. 542.