Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: 1964-02 (February 1964), Mahasarakham.
Keyes, Charles F.
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Charles F. Keyes Field Notebooks, Thailand: February 1964. 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 January 1964 and is followed by notes written in Mahasarakham in March 1964. Topics: Bun Khāo Ci; Traveling Medicine Salesman; Meaning of the Khāocī Ceremony; History of Families in Villages; Attitudes Towards Kamnan Lôt; "The Four Elements"; Rice Milling; Other Units of Measurements; Mr. Phon's Family; Some Objects of Material Culture; A Magic Charm; Current Activities in the Village; Ceremony of Lāng pācha at Bān Mô; History of Bān Mô; Phā Nāng Thōlānī (Phra Nāng Thoranī) and Truat Nām; Tham bun bān Customs; Death Customs; Birth Customs; Cooperative Movement in Bān Khwāo; Thīao Namatsakān; Titles in Village; Death Rites in the Village; Nôi's Forthcoming Marriage; A Migration; Thambun for Putting Bones/Ashes into a Thāt; Thambun for the Dead; Miscellaneous; House Buildings; Uses and Change in Language; Setting a Bride Price; Travel to Bangkok.