Balancing the foreign and the familiar in the articulation of kingship: The royal court Brahmans of Thailand

@article{McGovern2017BalancingTF,
  title={Balancing the foreign and the familiar in the articulation of kingship: The royal court Brahmans of Thailand},
  author={N. McGovern},
  journal={Journal of Southeast Asian Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={48},
  pages={283 - 303}
}
  • N. McGovern
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
Scholars of Southeast Asia have for several decades moved away from theories of ‘Indianisation’, in favour of theories of ‘localisation’. So far, however, there has been little attempt to apply the methodological shift from Indianisation to localisation to an important living relic of the prime agents of older Indianisation theories: the royal court Brahmans of Thailand. In this article, I examine the history of this still-functioning Southeast Asian Brahmanical institution, with respect both… Expand
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