Catching the Light A Journey Across Myanmar
ISBN: PB: 9786167339832, Prestel Publishing, River Books, September 2017
200 pp., 25.5x23.7 cm, black&white photos
Much has changed in Burma since Birgit Neiser first visited in 1981.The country is now known as Myanmar, and military rule – which lasted nearly half a century – has given way to a tentative democratic process. Returning in 2010, at the cusp of this...
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£22,00
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Fit for a Queen Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's Creations by Balmain
ISBN: HB: 9786167339634, Prestel Publishing, River Books, November 2016
232 pp., 30.9x23.7 cm, colour photos
In 1960, Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit of Thailand embarked on a historic, six-month-long state visit to 15 Western nations. Her Majesty, the first queen of Thailand to visit the West since the 1930s, anticipated that her...
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£35,00
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In the Shadow of Rama Murals of the Ramayana in Mainland Southeast Asia
ISBN: HB: 9786167339306, Prestel Publishing, River Books, November 2015
256 pp., 31.3x24.4 cm
"In the Shadow of Rama" examines the most beautiful paintings of the famous Ramayana murals, from Southeast Asi. This magnificent book is the culmination of 20 years of research and provides a visual feast for all those fascinated by the art of South...
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£40,00
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China Through the Lens of John Thomson, 1868-1972
ISBN: HB: 9786167339658, Prestel Publishing, River Books, November 2015
168 pp., 29.1x28.6 cm, black&white photos
With over 150 photographs from late 19th century China, including stunning landscapes, architecture and city scenes, intimate portraits of Manchu brides in full wedding costumes and Mandarin officialsin government attire.
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£25,00
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Banteay Chhmar Garrison Temple of the Khmer Empire
ISBN: PB: 9786167339207, Prestel Publishing, River Books, March 2015
192 pp., 23.6x17.2 cm, illustrations throughout
Banteay Chhmar is the second monument of ancient Cambodia's greatest king, Jayavarman VII. This temple, built in the late 12th-Century by one of Cambodia's most original stone carving and architectural workshops, lay in ruins for almost a thousand ye...
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£19,95
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Buddhist Art An Historical and Cultural Journey
ISBN: HB: 9789749863879, Prestel Publishing, River Books, October 2009
400 pp., 32.2x25.1 cm, colour photos
Buddhism and its art is the one truly unifying factor of the entire Asian continent and has become a fundamental part of our shared world heritage. To draw a unique portrait of this art in a single work is a formidable undertaking due to the great pl...
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£45,00
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Buddhist Painting in Cambodia
ISBN: HB: 9789749863527, Prestel Publishing, River Books, March 2009
328 pp., 29.2x22.2 cm
This book documents the remnants of the rich Buddhist cultural heritage of Cambodia after centuries of wars and destruction culminating with the genocide and cultural annihilation of the Khmer Rouge. The most important mural paintings of Cambodia are...
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£40,00
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