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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...a hurry overtake recklessly. In Thailand, road traffic accidents cause the deaths of tens of thousands of people annually, but driving is unavoidable.... ...ation, the most famous being the so-called 'wonder rice' varieties. In the 1950s, an international testing station was established in the Philippines,... ...ere and the number of victims has begun to decline, although statistics on deaths will continue to rise. Maybe deaths from Aids will gradually become ... ...y, and no longer have a future in any case. In densely populated villages, deaths of ten people from Aids constitutes a rare cause of death in recent ... ...een engendered by the concept of a ”loosely structured” community (Embree 1950), that was said to reflect the whole culture of Thai villages. Charact... ...een engendered by the concept of a ”loosely structured” community (Embree 1950), that was said to reflect the whole culture of Thai villages. Charact... .... Turner 1974a,b. 76. Herbert Phillips’s study Thai Peasant Personality (1950s) identifies values that have been considered important in the villag... ... or relatives' (Table 8). The village school system was set up in the 1950's and 1960s, and by the beginning of the '70s almost all people under ...

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