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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 ... ...stlocal world Helsinki 2005 Ban Dong 1985 Srii Muod Klao 1985 Srii Muod Klao 1985 Ban Dong 1985 ... ... Translation © Annira Silver Original book: Matti Sarmela, Kohtalon lait eivät katoa. Elämää Pohjois-Thaimaan kylissä. ... ... Translation © Annira Silver Original book: Matti Sarmela, Kohtalon lait eivät katoa. Elämää Pohjois-Thaimaan kylissä. Publ... ...ää Pohjois-Thaimaan kylissä. Published by the Finnish Literature Society and the Finnish Anthropological Society 2004. ISBN 951-746-603-X (SKS) ;... ...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... ...es and they are like summer cottages, holiday homes of the rich. We have a television set and the young people watch it, but I don't care to watch. So... ...trial life: an excavator business, two large car showrooms and two service stations. And at the start of the village road, where just a small brick fa... ...and health centres. In the 1990s, the country’s 488 national radio and TV channels have from time to time transmitted a bulleting every hour against ...

...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. The author draws surprising parallels between the worldviews of peoples of Thailand and Finland...

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