Art of Southeast Asia: The Collection of the Museum Rietberg
by FONTEIN JAN (9783907077238)

Art of Southeast Asia: The Collection of the Museum Rietberg
 
FONTEIN JAN
Release Date: 20 February 2008
Format: Hardback
Pages: 154
Category: History Of Art & Art & Design Styles
Publisher: Greenhill
ISBN: 9783907077238
ISBN-10: 3907077237



From abhayamudra through ziarat, this is an essential dictionary for anyone stepping into the fascinating world of South and Southeast Asian art. With over 700 entries, 78 line illustrations, and 15 color photographs, this basic dictionary makes a handy reference for anyone interested and engaged in South and Southeast Asia. Explanations are succinct and easy to understand. Entries range from terms encountered in South and Southeast Asian history, religion, mythology, and literature, to those specific to art and architecture. Words are drawn from the diverse religious traditions of the region, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism, and Taoism, and from the countries of the region, including Burma, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. 110 illustrations and 4 maps

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