Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: 1964-03 - 1964-04 (March and April 1964), Mahasarakham and Bangkok.
Keyes, Charles F.
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Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: March 1964 and April 1964. Field notes in this document were primarily written in Ban Nong Tun (village), Amphoe Muang, Mahasarakham Province (Changwat Maha Sarakham), Thailand, although the last few pages were written in Bangkok. This document is preceded by field notes written in Mahasarakham in Febuary 1964. This document is the last of the field notes organized chronologically for fieldwork conducted from 1962 – 1964 in Thailand. Topics: Traditional Marketing Patterns in Mahasarakham; Bun Phra Wēt; Books and Literature; Ranks, Statuses, Titles; Roi-et; Nôi’s Wedding; School Statistics; Bun Phra Wēt; Feeding of the priests and the phī; Recitation of the Jātakā; Kanthēt (กัณฑ์เทศ); Kanlôn (กัณฑ์หลอน); The Function of Bun Phra Wēt; Death of Mr. Sao's Wife; Making Merit and Age; Food Taboos and Prohibitions; Courting; Conversation with Māē Hōm; Incident of the Shrewish Wife; Local History; Bamboo Matting Weaving Patterns; Objects Found in Household; Cotton Cloth Cycle: Growing, Harvesting and Drying, Ginning, Drying, Fluffing, Rolling, Spinning, Transferring Thread, Shrinking, Dying, Placing on kong, Winding thread on an ak, Making thread ready for weaving, Weaving, Preparation of Cloth; Silk Cycle; Other Notes on Cloth-Making Process; Meaning of Ceremony at Kū; Language and Literature: tua tham (ตัวธรรม) script; Hotnām Ceremony and Status of Monks; First Plowing Ceremony; The Village and Rice Marketing; The End—Leaving the Village; Statues at Kū; Robbery in Bangkok.