The Tai migrated into Southeast Asia over the course of
centuries. During that time, they became transformed as a people
through their encounters with the hostile Chinese and the
indigenous peoples they found in Southeast Asia.
The Classical Age of Southeast Asian history laid the foundation
for the future Tai kingdoms of the Chaophraya, the Khmer and
Dvaravati civilizations especially. Today, we explore these
cultures and their legacy on the region.
Guided narrative history of the rest of the world. Each season we explore a different historical civilization from Africa, Asia or the Americas, from its beginning to its end, stopping along the way to talk about the people who lived in it and how they lived.