Hanks, Jane Richardson,
Maternity and its ritual in Bang Chan
Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University, Department of Asian Studies, Southeast Asia Program, 1963.
ii, vii, 128 p.
by Jane Richardson Hanks
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 2000. Computer File
Central Thai (AO07)
Family relationships (593);
Ceremonial during infancy and childhood (852);
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
Document ID: ao07-001
Includes glossary (p. 113)
Includes bibliographical references (p.
Sigrid Khera ; 1969
village of Bang
Chan, near Bangkok, Thailand