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Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 3 By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 25-36, all published in 2007< Less
100 Famous Views of Edo By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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Utagawa Hiroshige’s ‘One Hundred Famous Views of Edo’, actually composed of 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-19th century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements... More > of Japanese art. The series, which includes many of Hiroshige’s most famous prints, represents a celebration of the style and world of Japan’s finest cultural flowering at the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Hiroshige was nothing if not prolific, creating more than 8,000 art works in the course of his life, perhaps the most celebrated of which remains his '100 Famous Views of Edo', presented here in its entirety with new text and 134 full colour images.< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 2 By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 13-24, all published in 2006< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 1 By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 1-12, all published in 2005.< Less