Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: 1963-09 (September 1963), Mahasarakham.
Keyes, Charles F.
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Charles F. Keyes, Field Notebooks, Thailand: September 1963. Field notes in this document were primarily written in Ban Nong Tun (village), Amphoe Muang, Mahasarakham Province (Changwat Maha Sarakham), Thailand. This document is preceded by field notes written in Mahasarakham in August 1963. No notes were written between September 17 and October 2, because Charles Keyes was traveling. This document is followed by notes written in Mahasarakham in October 1963. Topics: National Holiday; Effects of Radio Advertising; Khāo Sāk Ceremony; Ethnic Conceptions; Thôt Thian; Preparations for Khāo Sāk Ceremony; Local Health Practices; Castration of Pigs; Education; Khāo Sāk Ceremony; Meaning and Function of the Ceremony; Buat Hā; A Person Knowledgeable About Northeastern Custom; Conversation with Francis Cripps; Material culture and culture change; Bun Khāo Sāk ; Travelling Cloth Salesmen; Religion; Status Terminology; Leaving-of-Lent Ceremony; Mr. Ngao - Personal; Clothing; Religion; Village Leadership; Night-Time Activities; Education; Legends Concerning the Northeast; Phithī Thôt Khāo Sān; Headman's Illness; Thôt Khāo Sān; The Pot Man; Thôt Kathin; Trip to Mahasarakham, Korat, Bangkok.