Architecture of Siam: A Cultural History Interpretation
This book is about the special and identifying role architecture has played over the last 15 centuries in the construction of the highly diverse and complex culture of Siam. The combination of its written and visual content and its contemporary theoretical underpinnings makes this the most comprehensive, critical and challenging interpretation of Siamese architecture that has been written.
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Context and Early Cultural Conjunctions c 6000 BCAD 500
Constructing the Local c AD 3001300
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