TAI CULTURE


International Review on Tai Cultural Studies
Vol. II; No. 2 (December 1997)

editorial
article
Cholthira Satyawadhna: ETHNIC INTER-RELATIONSHIPS IN THE HISTORY OF LANNA: RECONSIDERING THE LWA POLE IN THE LANNA SCENARIO (p. 6)
Serge Genest: CULTURE AND THE TRANSFER OF BIOMEDICAL KNOWLEDGE: DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONS AND BIOMEDICAL POWER IN CHIANG MAI (THAILAND) (p. 30)
Jean Berlie: TAI NÜA IN LAOS AND YUNNAN (CHINA). Tai-Lao and Dai. (p. 46)
Stephen Sparkes: CALLING THE "LIFE ESSENCE" OF A MITSUBISHI PICK-UP. Exploring Conceptual Space in Isan Ritual. (p. 57)
Barend Jan Terwiel: EARLY AYUTTHAYA, TRADE AND EVIDENCE OF AN EPIDEMIC (p. 72)
Alexander Horstmann: LIFESTYLING AS EMPOWERMENT: STRATEGIES OF SOCIAL ACTORS IN TIME AND SPACE (p. 74)
Manfred Kummer: SIITHANONCHAI - Ein Thailändisches Volksbuch (p. 88)

translation
Oliver Raendchen: SIANG MIANG (1st and 18th stories) (p. 95)

conference report
John Hartman: 30th International Conference of Sino-Tibetan Language and Linguistics (p. 105)

short report
ASIA-PACIFIC-WEEKS in Berlin, September 15 - October 15, 1997 (p. 107)
Jana Raendchen: "MUSIC IS HARMONY" - A Thai Concept of Education: The St. Dominic Symphonic Wind Band (Bangkok) (p. 117)

historical text
DIE SIAMESISCHE HOFTHEATER-TRUPPE. Zum ersten Male in Europa. (p. 126)
Kontsri Subamonkala: LA THAILANDE ET SES RELATIONS AVEC LA FRANCE (III) (p. 132)

portrait
Project on the Social and Cultural History of the Tai Peoples, Chulalongkorn University (p. 146)

book review

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