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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 ... ...91-9354-8 (HTML) ISBN 952-91-9355-6 (CD ROM) Research group (1972-1999) Fieldwork team ... ...R DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World ... ...onal, globalizing. In Asia, too, a common free trade area, ASEAN, is being established, evidently to become a continental state akin to the European U... ... plants like mango trees or fruit trees. One can only grow things on newly established teak plantations. So, just a year in each place, then the teak ... ...umerous side alleys and lanes criss- cross the main lanes, twisting around groups of houses and village backwaters, but always ending up re-joining th... ...eek opportunities to manage together. In the cold season, villagers sit in groups in the mornings in the sun, warming themselves. By and by, the young... ...s do not have the characteristic timbre of the old way of singing, and the musical scale is tending towards the Western. Pop stars sing in the same st... ...ion and Equality. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth. Yupho, Dhanit 1960. Thai Musical Instruments. Transl. from Thai by David Morton. Siva Phorn Ldt., Ba...

...ge Buddhism. The author draws surprising parallels between the worldviews of peoples of Thailand and Finland, the past and future of local cultures. Matti Sarmela started collecting material on Northern Thailand in 1972. Based on a longitudinal field study, he wrote his description of three villages in Lampang Province, and the changes in villagers' lives over three decad...

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