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Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: 1963-07 (July 1963), Mahasarakham.

By Charles F. Keyes and ชารลส์ เอฟ. ไคส์


Charles F. Keyes, Field Notebooks, Thailand: July 1963. Field notes in this document were primarily written in Ban Nong Tun (village), Amphoe Muang, Mahasarakham Province (Changwat Maha Sarakham), Thailand. This document is preceded by field notes written in Mahasarakham in June 1963 and is followed by notes written in Mahasarakham in August 1963. Topics: Marriage; Wedding Customs; Sommā; Village and Army; Return of the Miscreants; Mr. Ngao and Nuan; Buddhism and Village Status; Some Personal Notes; Changes in Custom; Bridge Building; Wedding Invitations; Buddhist Lent; Shaman; Wat Committee; Repairs on Kuthi; Buddhism; Rain-Making Ceremony; Mr. Bunsuk; Horse-Killing; Notes from Jane Keyes’s Interviews; Feeding and Raising of Pigs; Cost of Rice; Activities at Store; Mr. Ngao; Courting; Contacts with Outside; Vehicular Transport Through BNT; Women and Travel; Rain-Making Ceremony; Wedding; Types of Môlam; Letter from Millard and Jancis; Activities Connected with the Beginning of Buddhist Lent - Village; Activities Connected with the Beginning of Buddhist Lent - Town; Trip to Bangkok; Letter to Millard and Jancis; Return to the village; Death; Rain-Making Ceremonies; Lack of Rains and Concern About "Starvation"; Attitudes Towards Food; Village Leadership; Co-operative Labor; Ideas About the Outside World; More Tug-of-War; Rapport Difficulties; Attitudes Towards Lack of Rice; Khāēn; Mr. Ngao's Pig Sales; Buddhism; Head of Household Questionnaire; Education; Educational Committee; Description of School; Illegal Children; Miscellaneous; Tham Bun at House of Mr. Lā; Army and Village; Khun Nin; Mr. Ngao and Bangkok; Elections and Village; Nôi; Amount of Land Needed for Subsistence; Radio Listening; Travelling Salesman; Work in Vientiane; Birth Control; Sickness; Mr. Sīha; Rice Cycle; Smallpox Epidemic; Death; Killing of Buffalo; Politics and Village; Mr. Saw and Môlammu; Rice Planting; Local Alcoholic Beverages; Local Lottery; Education.

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