A fabulous new addition to the series that includes Things Korean and Things Japanese, Things Thai presents 62 everyday items from Thailand. Each object-including religious and devotional items, household objects, food and farming implements, clothing, and craftwork--tells a story that represents the Thai lifestyle. Beautifully photographed, accompanied by detailed text offering an explanation of its history and cultural significance, each item illustrates an important piece of Thai custom and culture. From distinctive design motifs, including Sangkhalok, Celadon, and Bencharong ware, to devotional objects inspired by Theravada Buddhism, Things Thai will take you on a tour of the art, design, and everyday life of Thailand.takraw From Burma down to Malaysia and up to the Philippines, this ingeniously constructed ball of woven rattan is basic ... There is no limit to the number of contacts each player can make with the ball: it can be kicked or headed several timesanbsp;...
|Author||:||Tanistha Dansilp, Michael Freeman|
|Publisher||:||Tuttle Publishing - 2002|