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Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Maurizio Peleggi

Abstract

Monastery, Monument, Museum examines cultural sites, artifacts, and institutions of Thailand as both products and vehicles of cultural memory. From rock caves to reliquaries, from cultic images to temple murals, from museums and modern monuments to contemporary artworks, cultural sites and artifacts are considered in relation to the transmission of religious beliefs and political ideologies, as well as manual and intellectual knowledge, throughout thelongue durée of Thailand’s cultural history. Sequenced by and large chronologically along a period of time spanning the eleventh century through ... More

Keywords: Thailand, cultural memory, cultural history, archaeology, museology, Buddhist art, political art

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780824866068
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maurizio Peleggi, author
National University of Singapore