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Things Thai
     

Things Thai

by Tanistha Dansilp, Michael Freeman
 

A fabulous new addition to the series that includes Things Korean and Things Japanese, Things Thai presents 62 everyday items from Thailand. Each object-including religious and devotional items, household objects, food and farming implements, clothing, and craftwork--tells a story that represents the Thai lifestyle. Beautifully photographed,

Overview

A fabulous new addition to the series that includes Things Korean and Things Japanese, Things Thai presents 62 everyday items from Thailand. Each object-including religious and devotional items, household objects, food and farming implements, clothing, and craftwork--tells a story that represents the Thai lifestyle. Beautifully photographed, accompanied by detailed text offering an explanation of its history and cultural significance, each item illustrates an important piece of Thai custom and culture. From distinctive design motifs, including Sangkhalok, Celadon, and Bencharong ware, to devotional objects inspired by Theravada Buddhism, Things Thai will take you on a tour of the art, design, and everyday life of Thailand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789625937762
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.81(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Tanistha Dansilp specializes in writing features on cultural and environmental topics, and has contributed many articles to a wide range of Thai magazines.

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