Travels in the East

Travels in the East



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933330617
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 12/01/2007
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture.

Table of Contents

Foreword   Stephen Mansfield     9
Introduction   Donald Richie     13
Map     20
Egypt: The Temples of the Nile     21
India: The Primordial     31
Bhutan: The World As It Used to Be     39
Mongolia: Land of Yesterday and Tomorrow     48
China: Inside the Forbidden City     57
Laos: The Old Capital of Luang Prabang     63
Cambodia: The Other Treasures of Angkor     70
Vietnam: North, South, and Middle     82
Thailand: The Ruins of Sukothai     88
At Mae Hong Son     91
Krabi-The Next Last Paradise     96
Burma: Country at the Crossroads     102
Borneo: The Long Houses of the Iban     115
Korea: A Divided Land     124
Yap: The Island That Remained Itself     133
Japan: The Stone Garden of Ryoan-ji     138
The Sacred Heights of Koya-san     142
The Lakes of Hokkaido     145
The Satsuma Peninsula     149
The Shores of the Noto Hanto     155
Kunisaki-Land's End     161
Asakusa     166

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