Mobility and heritage in Northern Thailand and Laos : past and present : proceedings of Chiang Mai Conference, 1-2 December 2011 / edited by Olivier Evrard, Dominique Guillaud, Chayan Vaddhanaphuti.
Contributor(s): Evrard, Olivier | Guillaud, Dominique | Chayan Vaddhanaphuti | Chiang Mai University. Center for Ethnic Studies and DevelopmentCall number: 305.80095 M687 Material type: BookPublisher: Chiang Mai : Center for Ethnic Studies and Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University, 2013. Description: 302 p. : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789746728225 (pbk.).Subject(s): Ethnology -- Thailand, Northern -- Congresses | Ethnology -- Laos -- Congresses
Introduction. Mobility and heritage in Northern Thailand and Laos: past and present -- Part 1. Historic and symbolic traces of sedentism. 1, Sedentarity and metallurgy in upland Southeast Asia. 2, Fouding, deserting and returning: the impeded sedentism of Northern Tai populations, an analysis of the Luang Namtha Chronicles. 3, The ruins, the "savages" and the princess: myths, migrations and belonging in Viang Phu Kha, Laos. 4, Becoming spirit: spirit cults in Northern Thailand -- Part 2. Territories and the state. 5, The rural development policy and the transformation of upland/lowland relationships in Laos since 1975. 6, Kalayaniwattana District: a new modern space in ethnic cultural area. 7, Mental mapping of inter-ethic relationships in Pak U District (Luang Prabang Province, North Laos) -- Part 3. Borders and crisis of settling. 8, Borderland economy: contract farming and labor mobility in the zone of conflict along the Thai Burma border. 9, Talaku movement among the Karen in Thai-Burma borderland: territorialization and deterritorialization processes. 10, The impossible sedentism: The Lao Hmong "illegal immigrants" in Thailand. 11, The incomplete sedentarization of nomadic populations: the case of the Mlabri -- Part 4. Health, mobility and belonging. 12, Access to health care among highlanders and ethic minority migrants in Thailand. 13, The commoditisation of therapeutic knowledge among diasporas' populations, the case of the Hmong in Lao PDR. 14, Transmission and vitality of traditional medicinal knowledge among several ethnic groups of Northern Laos.