Item description for Old Bangkok (Images of Asia) by Michael Smithies...
Old Bangkok traces the history of one of Asia's most fascinating cities. This stimulating and sympathetic account of this capital, founded in 1782, recaptures the early days and its expansion in the nineteenth century. Author Michael Smithies describes the principal temples and palaces that still survive as well as the corners and crafts that remain relatively unchanged. This book is a must-read for anyone who has been charmed by Bangkok.
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Feb 9, 2006
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9835600686 ISBN13 9789835600685
Availability 0 units.
More About Michael Smithies
Michael Smithies is former editor of the Journal of the Siam Society.