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

Series: Elephants in Thailand Volume: 3

By: Joachim Schliesinger (Author)

123 pages, 110 illustrations

White Lotus

Paperback | Dec 2012 | #205408 | ISBN-13: 9789744801890
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NHBS Price: £53.99 $66/€60 approx

About this book

The 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.

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