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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

No.74 Written Cultures in Mainland Southeast Asia

March 31, 2009 Publication

Edited by Masao KASHINAGA

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Contents
Introduction
Masao KASHINAGA
Preliminary Notes on “the Cultural Region of Tham Script Manuscripts”
Akiko IIJIMA
Scripts and History: the Case of Laos
Michel LORRILLARD
Interpretation of Migration History in Rural Development Age: Written Documents
and Other Sources of History
Yuji BABA
Magical Use of Traditional Scripts in Northeastern Thai Villages
Fumihiko TSUMURA
Lik Long (Great Manuscripts) and Care: the Role of Lay Intellectuals in Shan Buddhism
Tadayoshi MURAKAMI
The Transmission of Written Genealogies and Patrilineality among the Tai Dam
Masao KASHINAGA
The Functions of Chinese Literacy in the Iu Mien Society of Northern Thailand
Akira YOSHINO
The Symbolic Role of Literacy as a Standard to Distinguish the Raglai from the Cham
Toshihiko SHINE
Script as the Narrator: Oral Tradition and Literacy in Tay Maaw Chronicles
Christian DANIELS
List of Contributors

 
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