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The Resource Culture and customs of Laos, Arne Kislenko

Culture and customs of Laos, Arne Kislenko

Label
Culture and customs of Laos
Title
Culture and customs of Laos
Statement of responsibility
Arne Kislenko
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: This all-encompassing volume offers a comprehensive look at the contemporary culture that defines this Southeast Asian country of Laos, examining everything from Buddhist traditions to Laotian cuisine. Coverage includes a brief history of the nation followed by in-depth narrative chapters on religion, literature, visual and performing arts, fashion, gender roles, everyday social customs, and more. Through illustrative descriptions of daily life, students will learn how traditional customs have shaped contemporary life in Laos today. Few other resources provide the same extensive coverage on current culture in Laos. Ideal for high school students as well as general readers, Culture and Customs of Laos is a must-have for all library shelves. The Southeast Asian country of Laos, one of the world's last-standing communist nations, has often been overshadowed in the international newsroom by its more dominant neighbors, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Among one of the most bombed countries in the world, one that suffered much during and after the Vietnam War, Laos has been struggling economically and politically for decades. In spite of these challenges, a rich, beautiful culture has survived in Laos. This exhaustive volume offers a comprehensive look at the contemporary culture that defines this seemingly quiet country, from Buddhism to Laotian cuisine. Coverage includes a brief history of the nation followed by in-depth narrative chapters on religion, literature, visual and performing arts, fashion, gender roles, everyday social customs, and more. Through illustrative descriptions of daily life, students will learn how traditional customs have shaped contemporary life in Laos today. Few other resources provide the same extensive coverage on current culture in Laos. Ideal for all as general readers, Culture and Customs of Laos is a must-have for all library shelves. This volume reveals contemporary culture and traditions in Laos
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Kislenko, Arne
Dewey number
306.09594
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN635.L28
LC item number
K57 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Culture and customs of Asia,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Laos
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnology
  • Manners and customs
  • Laos
Label
Culture and customs of Laos, Arne Kislenko
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Series foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Note on transliteration, names, and dates -- Chronology of the history of Laos -- 1: Introduction: Geography and people -- 2: Brief history of Laos -- 3: Religion and thought -- 4: Literature -- 5: Art -- 6: Architecture and design -- 7: Theater, dance, music, and film -- 8: Cuisine and traditional dress -- 9: Gender, courtship, marriage, and family -- 10: Festivals and fun -- 11: Social customs -- Glossary -- Chronology of Lao kings -- Suggested readings -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn562485239
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 201 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313087073
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E6802DBE-90A4-405F-9771-23EF7C6E929F
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o562485239
  • (OCoLC)562485239
Label
Culture and customs of Laos, Arne Kislenko
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Series foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Note on transliteration, names, and dates -- Chronology of the history of Laos -- 1: Introduction: Geography and people -- 2: Brief history of Laos -- 3: Religion and thought -- 4: Literature -- 5: Art -- 6: Architecture and design -- 7: Theater, dance, music, and film -- 8: Cuisine and traditional dress -- 9: Gender, courtship, marriage, and family -- 10: Festivals and fun -- 11: Social customs -- Glossary -- Chronology of Lao kings -- Suggested readings -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn562485239
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 201 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313087073
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E6802DBE-90A4-405F-9771-23EF7C6E929F
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o562485239
  • (OCoLC)562485239

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