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Very Thai Everyday Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 6167339376

ISBN-13: 9786167339375

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Philip Cornwel-Smith, John Goss

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Description:

This pioneering insight into contemporary Thai folk culture delves beyond the traditional Thai icons to reveal the casual, everyday expressions of Thainess that so delight and puzzle. From floral truck bolts and taxi altars to buffalo cart furniture and
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: River Books
Publication date: 10/16/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.87" wide x 9.66" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
New Realities
Photographing Found Art
Street
Dinner on a Stick
Drink in a Bag
Tiny Pink Tissues
Sugar
Insect Snacks
Vendors
Soi Animals
Longtail Boats & Barges
Motorcycle Taxi Jackets
Tuk-tuk
Truck & Bus Art
Fairy Lights & Neon Tubes
Greco-Roman Architecture
Gates & Grilles
Security Guards
Blind Bands
Blue Pipes & Tangled Wires
Trash Recyclers
Personal
Uniforms
Hi-So
Nicknames & Namecards
Female Grooming
Male Grooming
Katoey, Gay & Tom-Dee
Sniff Kiss
Massage
Inhalers
Alphabet Tables
Cute
Poodle Bushes
Potted Gardens
Furniture for Fun
Village Home Decor
Urban Thai Dream
Ritual
Royal Portraits
Day Colours
Garuda
Monk Baskets
Amulet Collectors
Taxi Altars
Magical Tattoos
Palad Khik
Trade Talismans
Nang Kwak
Lucky Number 9
Fortune Tellers
Mediums & Shamans
Ghost Stories
Modern Shrines
Sanuk
Temple Fairs
Festivals
Muay Thai
Animal Contests
Gambling
Beauty Queens
Soap Operas
Multi-Purpose Celebrities
Comedy Cafes
Sanuk-on-Sea
Yaa Dong
Energy Drinks
Whisky Mixers & Beer Towers
Songs For Life
Luuk Thung & Mor Lam
T-Pop Goes Indy
Thainess
Thai Thai
Vernacular Design
Afterword
Acknowledgements & Sources
Index & Glossary