Rabam Boran (Ancient Dances)
Number 10 of the series, Promiting Thai Arts and Culture. Gives an overview of the origins of the Thai people, including the history of the kingdoms/period -- Dvaravati, Srivijaya and Lopburi, cities and Buddhist sculpture, from ancient times to the present. Shows how information regarding the dance of various kingdoms has been gathered by archarologists. Dhanit Yupho speaks of the need to preserve Thai culture and dance, but considers the most effective method to be revision of the traditional forms. Dances include: Rabam Thawarawadi, Rabam Sriwichai, Rabam Lopburi, Rabam Chiang Saen, Rabam Sukhothai, Rabam Ronrae, Rabam Kridyang, Rabam Patae, Rabam Pan Mo and Rabam Dalikipat.