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Published by White Lotus Press in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Previously published as: Laos folklore of Farther India.

StatementKatherine Neville Fleeson.
ContributionsFleeson, Katherine Neville.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2000/00213 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6856683M
ISBN 109747534312
LC Control Number00365799

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Fleeson, Katherine Neville; Laos Folklore of Northern Siam This book was originally published in when the northern and northeastern parts of present-day Thailand were still called Laos. This changed when Prince Damrong created the Thai nation state as well as a Thai identity.   Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Crescent Moon Over Laos is a travel memoir from Mark Boyter’s day trip in Laos in , not long after the border was re-opened for foreign visitors. Boyter taught English and studied meditation in Japan and spent time in Thailand before embarking towards Laos. Throughout the book, Boyter reflects on his life and considers what he wants for the future. The 48 Folk-Tales in this book hail from the South East Asian land-locked country of Laos. Herein are stories like The Enchanted Mountain, The Spirit-Guarded Cave, The Monkeys and the Crabs, The Origin of Lightning (a tale which seems to be endemic amongst all the world’s cultures,) The Faithful Husband, The Cheating Priest and many more children’s stories which cover 5/5(1).

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Shelves: travels, siam, cambodia, laos, king-mongkut Reading this book was worth spending our time since Henri Mouhot, a French naturalist, wrote frankly based on his observations, direct experiences and authoritative references on Siam (Thailand now) years ago while traveling in search of those rare insects, fishes, reptiles, etc /5. Folklore -- Laos. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Folklore; Ethnology -- Laos; Folklore -- Asia; Laos; Filed under: Folklore -- Laos. Laos Folk-Lore. The Lao of northeast Thailand, together with Lao groups in northern Thailand, represent one-third of the whole population of Thailand, or about 20 million people—several times the number of Lao in Laos itself. After the communists seized power in . Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula composed of 76 , km 2 (, sq mi) and over 68 million people, Thailand is the world's 50th-largest country by total area and the 21st-most-populous capital and largest city is Bangkok, a special Capital and largest city: Bangkok, 13°45′N .