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21st November 1867, publication of the first The Modern Buddish, List of Common Trees, Shrubs, ETC in Siam.

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21st November 1867, publication of the first The Modern Buddish, List of Common Trees, Shrubs, ETC in Siam.

        Chao Phraya Thipakornwong (Kham Bunnag) wrote a book The Modern Buddish, List of Common Trees, Shrubs, ETC in Siam to show and disseminate knowledge to the general youth.  At that time could only read, write and memorize according to the rhymes, not trained to think carefully reason. Therefore, has applied the knowledge and methods of western reasoning to explain the things that children should know. It is about natural phenomena and new knowledge of cosmology. The content includes geography, science, astronomy and religion. The nature of the trivia knowledge is modern knowledge. It is similar to the current encyclopedia.