Elephants in Thailand Vol.3: White Elephants in Thailand and Neighboring Countries
By Joachim Schliesinger
Elephants in Thailand Vol.3 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. The text is complemented by 110 illustrations.
White Lotus Press
Size 150 x 210 mm
174 pages, 32 pp., illus. in col.
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