The Golden Kingdom
By (author) William Warren
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Thailand by William Warren
Book DescriptionWith colorful, vivid photography and insightful commentary this pictorial and Thailand travel guide offers readers a glimpse at a dynamic country and its people. Thailand has many claims on the title "Golden Kingdom." It is a country of shimmering wats, its monarchy is still deeply revered and it exerts a magic all of its own. This travel book captures that magic with stunning photographs of all aspects of Thai life, and makes an ideal souvenir for any visitor to the country. Included are sections on history and geography, as well as the cultural and religious heritage that is unique to Thailand. Sections on festivals and collectibles, and a portrayal of Thai style art and architecture are full of detail. Thailand: The Golden Kingdom portrays both the Thai people and their beautiful home in a cornucopia of color and design. This volume is a stunning visual representation of all aspects of the Thai culture and life. Author and long term resident William Warren, provides an insightful overview of the history and geography of the kingdom, as well as a detailed exploration of the rich tradition of Thai arts and crafts, religion and cultural events. Soaking up the sun on a beach, visiting a wat, partaking in one of the numerous festivals or browsing in the art and antique shops are all part of the essentially "Thai Experience" shared here."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789625934655
(249mm x 268mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Periplus Editions/Berkeley Books Pte Ltd
Publisher: Periplus Editions/Berkeley Books Pte Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: Singapore
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Phuket, Hardback (September 2009)
Situated off the western coast of the Malay Peninsula, the island once known as 'Junkceylon' has seductive landscapes, unique cultural experiences and a variety of natural color that Bill Wassman's camera captures to an extraordinary degree. This book presents portraits and views of Phang Nga Bay, glorious beaches, and Phuket's history.
Thailand: Nine Days in the Kingdom, Hardback (January 2009)
Presents a smaller version of the commemorative photography book published for the Kings birthday in 2007, which showcased the work of 55 international and Thai photographers, who met in the kingdom in January 2007 for a week of photography. This title captures various aspects of Thai life, commerce, industrial development and culture.
Thailand, Hardback (January 2008)» View all books by William Warren
A commemorative photography book for the King's birthday in 2007.
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Author Biography - William Warren
William Warren, born in the southern part of the United States, has made his home in Thailand since 1960. he is the author of a number of publications on Thai life and culture including Tropical Asian Style and Thai Garden Style, both published by Periplus.
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