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Wondrous Angkor

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Buddhist Architecture

Author : Huu Phuoc Le
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"The volume thoroughly examines the origins and principal types of Buddhist architecture in Asia primarily between the third century BCE-twelfth century CE with an emphasis on India. It aims to construct shared architectural traits and patterns alongwith the derivative relationships between Indian and Asian Buddhist monuments. It also discusses the historical antecedents in the Indus Civilization and the religious and philosophical foundations of the three schools of Buddhism and its founder, Buddha. Previously obscure topics such as Aniconic and Vajrayana (Tantric) architecture and the four holiest sites of Buddhism will also be covered in this comprehensive volume. The author further investigates the influences of Buddhist architecture upon Islamic, Christian, and Hindu architecture that have been overlooked by past scholars."

Wondrous Angkor

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Angkor

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This long-awaited sixth edition, with an additional 180 pages of text and more than 80 new color photographs, offers detailed monument-by-monument itineraries and maps to the temple sites. Includes practical information on hip Siem Reap, plus historic Phnom Penh.

The China Journal

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The Peppers Cracklings and Knots of Wool Cookbook

Author : Diane M. Spivey
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A groundbreaking treatment of heritage survival in African and African American cooking.

The Statesman s Year Book

Author : M. Epstein
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The classic reference work that provides annually updated information on the countries of the world.

Dictionary Catalog of the Research Libraries of the New York Public Library 1911 1971

Author : New York Public Library. Research Libraries
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The World is Your Oyster

Author : Helen Eva Yates
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The Statesman s Year book

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Union Catalogue of Documentary Materials on Southeast Asia Other countries in Asia

Author : Ajia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan)
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Far East and Australasia 1980 81

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Subject Catalogue of the Royal Commonwealth Society London Asia other Asian areas Africa Africa in general North Africa

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The Digging Stick

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Angkor Observed

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ANGKOR OBSERVED consists of a selection of early travellers' impressions of the Khmer empire's ancient, 12th-century capital and the legends that inspired the majestic stone temples of Angkor, which were described by a visitor in the 1920s as 'the most impressive sight in the world of edifices'. The work brings to the reader out-of-print impressions of early western travellers, including tales and legends based on the oral tradtition, published for the first time. Rooney, an art historian specialising in Southeast Asia who has made over fifty trips to Angkor since it reopened in 1991 not only offers luminous insight to the temples, and suggested itineraries, but also her expertise on the geography, history, religion art and architecture of Angkor. This guidebook will be a fascinating companion to the traveller and armchair traveller. It will be of interest to those who have travelled there and are inspired to explore further.

Antiquarian Bookman

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Geographical Magazine

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Architectural Digest

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The Thai Peoples The origins and habitats of the Thai peoples with a sketch of their material and spiritual culture

Author : Erik Seidenfaden
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University of California Union Catalog of Monographs Cataloged by the Nine Campuses from 1963 Through 1967 Authors titles

Author : University of California (System). Institute of Library Research
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