Field data were gathered in Bang Chan, Thailand, under the auspices of one of Cornell University's Thailand projects, between the years 1948 and 1957. I have drawn liberally from the field notes of my co-workers Jane R. Hanks, Lauriston Sharp, Kamol Janlekha, Robert B. Textor, Herbert Phillips, Saovanee Sudsaneh, Aram Emuran, and Jadun Kongsa, whom I would thank for their insights. My work was supported by the U. S. Fulbright Foundation in Thailand, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, the American Philosophical Society, and the Social Research Council.
Merit and Power in the Thai Social Order1
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1962 American Anthropological Association
Volume 64, Issue 6, pages 1247–1261, December 1962
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HANKS, L. M. (1962), Merit and Power in the Thai Social Order. American Anthropologist, 64: 1247–1261. doi: 10.1525/aa.1962.64.6.02a00080
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