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Elephants in Thailand Volume 3 : White Elephants in Thailand and Neighboring Countries

Author :  Joachim Schliesinger

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White Lotus Press, Thailand
ISBN 9789744801890
Format PaperBack
Language English
Year of Publication 2012
Bib. Info xii. 128p. ; 21cm.
Product Weight 290 gms.
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This book defines the „white elephant, recounts the myths about white elephants in ancient Indian lore(the Jatakas) and their transmission to Southeast Asia, presents reports of early Western travelers on the white elephants stables in Siam and Burma, and finally gives an account of the royal white elephants in contemporary Thailand. The text is complemented by 110 illustrations.

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