Traditional T"ai arts in contemporary perspective

  • 245 Pages
  • 0.99 MB
  • English

White Lotus , Bangkok
Arts -- Thailand., Ethnic arts -- Thailand., Folk art -- Thai



About the Edition

Contributed articles.

Statementeditors, Michael C. Howard, Wattana Wattanapun, Alec Gordon.
SeriesStudies in contemporary Thailand ;, no. 7, Studies in contemporary Thailand ;, vol. 7.
ContributionsHoward, Michael C., Wattana Wattanapun., Gordon, Alec.
LC ClassificationsNX578.7 .T73 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 245 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL521327M
ISBN 109748434281
LC Control Number98943682

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