Southeast Asian

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  • After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History

    By Boon Hui Tan

    Our Price: $39.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780692914663
    • Publisher: Asia Society Museum
    • Published: September 2017
  • Against Every Hope: India, Mother Teresa, and a Baby Girl

    By Bonnie Tinsley

    Our Price: $15.99
    • ISBN-13: 9780999647585
    • Publisher: Wordcrafts Press
  • Ambitious Alignments: New Histories of Southeast Asian Art, 1945-1990

    By Stephen H. Whiteman

    Our Price: $40.00
    • ISBN-13: 9780909952921
    • Publisher: Power Publications Inc. (FL)
  • Ancient Khmer Sculpture

    By Martin Lerner

    Our Price: $31.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781499326505
    • Publisher: Chinese Porcelain Company
    • Published: 1994
  • Angkor: An Illustrated Guide to the Monuments

    By Jean Laur

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9782080107237
    • Publisher: Flammarion
    • Published: August 2002
    A true mine of information on this mysterious and fascinating site that includes results of the latest restoration efforts. This guide presents a detailed description of Angkor Wat and fifty other temples, each with it own map, and, where possible, elevations of principal facades and line drawings of bas-reliefs. Also, a detailed account of Khmer architecture: types of monuments (flat, mountains); principal structures; decorative themes and differentiating styles. Foldout map of the overall site and the Rolous group at the back of the guide. Color photographs. 391p. Wear including creasing and tears to covers; soiling to inside covers.
  • Angkor: Heart of an Asian Empire

    By Bruno Dagens

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780810928015
    • Publisher: Harry N Abrams, Inc.
    • Published: April 1995
  • Art and Architecture of Cambodia

    By Helen I. Jessup

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780500203750
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
    • Published: June 2004
    An essential, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to the art of Cambodia, and a vivid glimpse into a world that continues to challenge travelers. Legendary tales of kings and princes, wars, conquests, and unions with gods and goddessesall these are portrayed in the spectacular friezes, reliefs, and stone carvings for which Cambodia has become justly renowned. The enormous variety of styles and influences, both sacred and secular, that are expressed in Cambodian art make this one of the most surprising and rewarding of all Southeast Asian cultures. Our understanding of the Khmers, whose kingdom dates back to early in the first millennium, is drawn from written Chinese records, myths recorded in Sanskrit, and the evidence revealed by research and exploration that continues to the present day. The profound and lasting influence of India on Khmer culture is evident in Cambodia's religious architecture, principally Hindu and Buddhist temples; each faith is reflected in work of remarkable vigor and exceptional grace and beauty. French archaeologists in the nineteenth century reopened the doors onto this world. Still more remarkable, perhaps, is how much has survived through generations of determined looting and political conflict. These persistent features of Cambodia's history make the richness and fragility of its architectural and artistic legacy strikingly apparent. World-famous sites, such as Angkor Wat and Preah Vihear, breathtaking monuments in their own right, have tended to overshadow a wealth of lesser-known buildings and complexes buried deep in the jungle.Many remarkable photographs are published here for the first time, of both famous sites and those that have, until now, been almost impossible to see, for both geographical and political reasons. 180 illustrations, 85 in color.
  • Arts and Crafts of Indonesia

    By Anne Richter

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780811804813
    • Publisher: Chronicle Books
    • Published: February 1994
    Explores the metalwork, ceramics, textiles, masks, and puppets of Indonesia, with photographs and commentary
  • Arts and Crafts of Thailand

    By William Warren

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780500016510
    • Publisher: ASIA BOOKS
    • Published: January 1994
  • Arts and Crafts of Thailand

    By William Warren

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780811810012
    • Publisher: Chronicle Books
    • Published: March 1996
  • Arts and Crafts of Thailand

    By William Warren

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780500278017
    • Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON
    • Published: January 1995
    Thai textiles, probably the best-known example of indigenous handicrafts, form only part of the rich assortment of creative traditions and products presented here. In addition, portrayed in spectacular color, are baskets, earthenware, shimmering silk fabrics, as well as fine silverware, lacquerware, jewelry, furniture, wood carvings and altar tables. Glossary, Bibliography, Index. 230 illus., 177 in color. 160p.
  • Arts of Southeast Asia

    By Fiona Kerlogue

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780500203811
    • Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON
    • Published: October 2004
  • The Arts of Thailand

    By Steve Van Beek

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789625932620
    • Publisher: Periplus Editions
    • Published: May 1999
    For over a thousand years, Thailand has been a cultural crossroads for the artistic traditions of India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and Indonesia, gradually evolving a unique style of artistic expression all its own. Based on exhaustive museum, library, and temple research, The Arts of Thailand covers every major form and period of Thai art and provides a complete overview of one of the world's richest artistic traditions.
  • Batak Sculpture

    By Achim Sibeth

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789814155854
    • Publisher: Golden Lotus
    • Published: June 2019
    This lavishly illustrated book, which includes literally hundreds of previously unpublished masterpieces of Batak sculpture from the Delta Collection, will change that forever. This volume is enriched by insightful information from Achim Sibeth, one of th
  • The Batak: Peoples of the Island of Sumatra

    By Achim Sibeth

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780500973929
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
    • Published: October 1991
    A comprehensive anthropological history of the Batak several groups with distinct, albeit related, languages and customs ethnic groups from the highlands of North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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