Originally published in 1938, this book provides a history of the variety of forms of Buddhist art that grew up in Thailand from the 1st century AD to the end of the 16th century. Le May draws on his experience as part of the British Consular Service in Thailand to focus primarily on sculpture, how the trade routes in South and South-East Asia brought Thailand into contact with a variety of artistic styles and how the different areas of the country adapted these styles for their own use. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of Thai art specifically or of Eastern art more generally.
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- Date Published: August 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107619463
- length: 274 pages
- dimensions: 297 x 210 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.66kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Foreword John Marshall
List of illustrations
2. The different schools of art in Siam
3. The Dvāravatī (Môn-Indian) period in Siam
4. The kingdom of Çrīvijaya and the Indo-Javanese school
5. Funan, and the Khmer period in Siam
6. The Khmer period in Siam (continued)
7. The origins of the Tai and relations with Burma
8. Further relations with Burma and India, and the rise of the Chiengesen school
9. The rise of the Tai in Siam and the origin of the Suk'ōt'ai school
10. The Suk'ōt'ai school
11. The schools of U-T'ong, Lopburi (Tai) and Ayudhya
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