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

By: Matti Sarmela

...Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the postlocal world Helsinki 2005... ...duplicated, printed, distributed and sold without permission or agreement of the author. However, the name of the author must always be clearly indi... ... Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Cultu... ...d, the countryside is threatened by desertion, as people move into 'growth centres', metropoles. International development has rendered locality, vill... ... offices, central organizations, central stores, central schools, shopping centres, cultural centres, centres of excellence and centres of well-being.... ... - central administration central organizations (corporations) - municipal centres - operational centres - state control National developmental ideolo... ... the village at the time to have a wedding. My husband's uncle was kamnan (district leader) and he organized the wedding. We even had a photo taken, i... ...hese fifteen years is about 30,000.Aids is most widespread in the Northern district of Chiang Mai, of which the province of Lampang is part. In the se... ...i, of which the province of Lampang is part. In the seven provinces of the district, the number of dead by 2001 was over 13,000; in Lampang province 8...

...The book is a descriptive overview of the culture of the villages. It contains material on the villagers' housing, rice farming and other means of livelihood, community life, festivals, weddings, funerals, sorcerers and healers, as well as village Buddhism. Th...

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