The Dhamma Script Culture Domain as a Contested Space in the Tai-Lao World

Volker GrabowskyDepartment of Thai Language and Thai CultureAsia-Africa-Institute, University of Hamburg Abstract This article seeks to explore first the interconnectedness of the Tai-Lao polities (mueang) in the çDhamma Script Cultural Domainé (DSCD) by focusing on the regionûs historical sources that are imbedded in the manuscript culture based primarily on the unique Dhamma script. This manuscript […]