Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908-. Maternity and its ritual in Bang Chan

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Title: Maternity and its ritual in Bang Chan

Published By: Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University, Department of Asian Studies, Southeast Asia Program, 1963. ii, vii, 128 p.

By line: by Jane Richardson Hanks

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Central Thai (AO07)

Subjects: Diet (262); Family relationships (593); Sickness (750); Magic (789); Ethnosociology (829); Reproduction (840); Ceremonial during infancy and childhood (852);

Abstract: This is an account of the customs and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and birth among the inhabitants of a small rural community, about 20 miles from Bankok. Special consideration is given to attitudes and acceptance of modern medical methods. Also, differences between Buddhists and Moslems as well as their relationship to each other in particular in matters of pregnancy and birth are discussed.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: ao07-001

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes glossary (p. 113) Includes bibliographical references (p. 109)

Field Date: 1953-1954

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Sigrid Khera ; 1969

Coverage Date: 1953-1954

Coverage Place: village of Bang Chan, near Bangkok, Thailand

LCSH: Thais


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