We are excited to feature our first Laotian band that shares mor lam style folk music across the globe.
This week we are featuring literature that share and tell old and new folktales from Laos.
This week we have books reflecting the stories from the Hmong, a people from the mountainous region of SE Asia.
Here we feature four recently published books on the history of Laos.
Recent or forthcoming Southeast Asia titles from the University of Hawaiʻi Press
Bookshelf Spotlight: Textiles and Tradition
Bookshelf Spotlight: Feasts, Festivals and Tradition
Bookshelf Spotlight: Folktales, Tradition and Memory
Bookshelf Spotlight: Ancient Kingdoms & Empires of Southeast Asia
New on paperback from the University Of Hawai'i Press, Spirits of the Place: Buddhism and Lao Religious Culture (2009)