Monastery, monument, museum : sites and artifacts of Thai cultural memory (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Monastery, monument, museum : sites and artifacts of Thai cultural memory

Author: Maurizio Peleggi
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging across the longue duree of Thailand's history, Monastery, Monument, Museum is an eminently readable and original contribution to the study of the kingdom's art and culture. Eschewing issues  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurizio Peleggi
ISBN: 9780824866068 0824866061
OCLC Number: 968345901
Description: 266 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Buddhist landscape and cultural memory --
Itinerant icons of the Theravada ecumene --
The place of the other in temple art --
Kings and antiquarians --
A museum and an art history for the Thai nation --
Whose prehistory? : Thailand before the Thais --
Monumental failures --
Rubbing the past into the present [Contemporary artists tackle Thailand's tabooed past].
Responsibility: Maurizio Peleggi.

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