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Sukhothai Its History, Culture, and Art

By: Gosling, Betty

Price: $48.95

Publisher: Singapore, Oxford University Press, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Glossy pictorial paper covered boards as new show only slight wear ; A bright, solid book ; The Asia Collection; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 156 pages; Referred to as "the cradle of Thai culture", the city of Sukhothai in north-central Thailand now lies in extensive and impressive ruins that are a testimony to a period from the mid-thirteenth to the mid-fifteenth centuries of the accomplishments of this independent city in the fields of architecture, sculpt... View more info

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The Mayor of Aihara A Japanese Villager and His Community, 1865-1925

By: Partner, Simon

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press, 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Light edge wear, a few pages dog eared, small cut base of spine. ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.60 inches; 248 pages; "Aizawa Kikutarõ (1866-1963) was born into the wealthiest family in Hashimoto, a small agricultural village specializing in wheat and silk. By 1925, the village was undergoing rapid commercial development, residents were commuting to factory and office jobs in cities, and, after serving as mayor for almost twenty years, Aizawa was... View more info