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Louis-Frédéric 1923-

Overview
Works: 224 works in 831 publications in 11 languages and 8,740 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Translator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Attributed name, Illustrator, Other, Scientific advisor, Film editor, Photographer, Editor, Arranger
Classifications: DS821, 952.003
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Most widely held works by Louis-Frédéric
Daily life in Japan at the time of the Samurai, 1185-1603 by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

43 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An acknowledged authority on the 'classical' period of Japanese history, the author reveals what the life of the Japanese people was like during these five centuries, and shows how a transformation of heart and mind produced a civilization as original
Japan encyclopedia by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and French and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This detailed yet concise encyclopedia is a guide to the full range of Japanese history and civilization, from the dawn of its prehistory to today, providing clear and accessible information on society and institutions, commerce and industry, sciences, sports, and politics, with particular emphasis on religion, material culture, and the arts. The volume is enhanced by maps and illustrations, along with a detailed chronology of more than 2,000 years of Japanese history and a comprehensive bibliography. Cross-references and an index help the reader trace themes from one article to the next." "Japan Encyclopedia will be an indispensable one-volume reference for students, scholars, travelers, journalists, and anyone who wishes to learn more about the past and present of this great world civilization."--Jacket
Buddhism by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and French and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide d'identification de quelque trois mille divinités du bouddhisme ayant fait l'objet de représentations en Inde, à Ceylan, dans le Sud-Est asiatique, au Tibet, en Chine, Corée et Japon
Japan, art and civilization by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of India : temples and sculpture by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

46 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Southeast Asia: temples and sculpture by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

25 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of the martial arts by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Borobudur by Jean Louis Nou( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nothing anywhere in the world quite compares with the dimensions and magnificent bas-reliefs of the Borobudur, an enormous Buddhist monument erected on the Island of Java in the late 8th century. Declared World Heritage by the UNESCO between 1975 and 1983, it is very popular in the East and has begun to become known to western tourists. Built in the middle of the island and surrounded by volcanoes, the Borobudur - a square-based pyramid with circular terraces - symbolises the union of heaven and earth. For this first time this book offers an insight into the heart of this stone mandala, enabling readers to understand the Buddhist pantheon of Mahayana by interpreting the scenes of daily life and Indo-Javanese rites sculpted upon it. The photographs of the monument's magnificent architecture and complex symbolism are by Louis Nou."--Publisher description
Encyclopaedia of Asian civilizations by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

31 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and French and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuel pratique d'archéologie by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

40 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionnaire de l'archéologie by Guy Rachet( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in French and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temples and sculpture of Southeast Asia by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan by Michel Random( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionnaire de la civilisation indienne by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in French and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie quotidienne dans la péninsule indochinoise à l'époque d'Angkor : 800-1300 by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in French and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khajuraho by Raghu Rai( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La danse sacrée de l'Inde. Préf. de Natyakala Visarada Pandanallour Chockalingam Pillai by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description de la danse sacrée de l'Inde, la bharata natya, décryptée grâce à des croquis et des photographies. Aidé de Natyakala Visarada Pandanallour Chockalingam Pillai, dernier descendant de la famille des maîtres de danse et de musique de Tanjore, l'auteur analyse la symbolique des mouvements de cette danse sacrée, dont chaque geste est codifié
La Vie quotidienne au Japon au début de l'ère moderne (1868-1912) by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoga asanas; a natural method of physical and mental training by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Inde de l'Islam by Louis-Frédéric( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Japan encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Frdric, L.

Frdric, Louis- 1923-

Frdric, Louis 1923-1996

L. Frdric 1923-

L. Frdric (Louis-Frdric), 1923-

Louis-Frdric.

Louis-Frdric 1923-1996

Louis Frdric franzsischer Kultur- und Kunsthistoriker

Louis-Frdric French scholar

Louis-Frdric pseud

Nussbaum, Louis-Frdric

Nussbaum, Louis Frdric 1923-

Nussbaum, Louis-Frdric 1923-1996

Луи Фредерик 1923-

Луи Фредерик 1923-1996

Нуссбаум, Луи Фредерик

Фредерик, Луи 1923-1996

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