Protecting Siam's Heritage

Protecting Siam's Heritage

by Chris Baker
     
 

The cultural heritage of Siam is exceptionally rich and distinctive. As everywhere, this heritage is under threat—from the pace of change, from the demands of tourism, from mismanagement, and from neglect. This book is the first to examine the value of Siam’s heritage and the need to protect it. These nineteen essays are written by pioneers of

Overview

The cultural heritage of Siam is exceptionally rich and distinctive. As everywhere, this heritage is under threat—from the pace of change, from the demands of tourism, from mismanagement, and from neglect. This book is the first to examine the value of Siam’s heritage and the need to protect it. These nineteen essays are written by pioneers of conservation over the last generation and by the activists of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9786162150593
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
06/27/2013
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Chris Baker , with Pasuk Phongpaichit, is the translator of the great folk epic, The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen.

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