The Funeral Casino: Meditation, Massacre, and Exchange with the Dead in Thailand

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The Funeral Casino is a heretical ethnography of the global age. Setting his book within Thailand's pro-democracy movement and the street massacres that accompanied it, Alan Klima offers a strikingly original interpretation of mass-mediated violence through a study of funeral gambling and Buddhist meditation on death. The fieldwork for the book began in 1992, when a freewheeling market of illegal massacre-imagery videos blossomed in Bangkok on the very site where, days earlier, for the third time in two decades, a ...

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The Funeral Casino: Meditation, Massacre, and Exchange with the Dead in Thailand
2002, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691074603

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The Funeral Casino: Meditation, Massacre, and Exchange with the Dead in Thailand
2002, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691074597

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