Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-329) and index.
Powers of the place : Buddhism and the spirit cults of Muang Lao -- Interventions from afar: nonspiritual powers in place -- Questions of place: religious culture in a post-revolutionary space -- Commodities of the place: ritual expressions and the marketing of religious culture -- The spirit(s) of the place: Buddhists and contemporary Lao religion reconsidered -- App. 1. Transformations of the Ramayana -- App. 2. The cult of Khwan.
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