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Author Herzfeld, Michael, 1947- author.

Title Siege of the spirits : community and polity in Bangkok / Michael Herzfeld.

Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press Chicago, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 267 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-253) and index.
Notes "An ethnography of the community of Pom Mahakan in Bangkok who faces eviction in the name of urban renewal"--Publisher info.
Contents Preface -- Claiming culture -- Community, city, and polity -- The state and the city -- Law, courtesy, and the tactics of temporality -- Currents and countercurrents -- Time, sound, and rhythm -- The polity in miniature -- Building the future of the past.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author EBSCOhost.
Subject Historic districts -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Urban beautification -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
City planning -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Urban renewal -- Thailand -- Bangkok -- Citizen participation.
City dwellers -- Civil rights -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Eviction -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Pō̜m Mahākān (Bangkok, Thailand)
Local series EBSCO ebooks
Standard Number 40025877592
ISBN 9780226331751 (electronic bk.)
022633175X (electronic bk.)