Ancient Pagan : Buddhist Plain of Merit

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Discover the Art and Culture of Lanna

Ancient Pagan: Buddhist Plain of Merit explores the history, art, and culture of the Lanna kingdom in Northern Thailand. This book offers valuable insights to those interested in Southeast Asian history and art. Donald M. Stadtner vividly portrays the unique architecture, language, and culture that existed in this region centuries ago. Stadtner also take readers through the history and beliefs of the ancient Pagan and Buddhist plain and how it shaped the Lanna kingdom. If you are looking to travel to Northern Thailand or are curious about the history and culture of Southeast Asia, this book is a must-read.

Ancient Pagan : Buddhist Plain of Merit

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ISBN: 9789748225272
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: ₱1,496.25
Authors: Michael Freeman
Date of Publication: 2006-07-05
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 3.45
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Prior to the nineteenth century, the independent kingdom of Lanna flourished in Northern Thailand. Lanna stretched as far north from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai, as far east as present day Laos and as far west as Burma. Over the centuries, Lanna developed a distinctive art, architecture, languag e, and culture.
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Discover the Art and Culture of Lanna

Ancient Pagan: Buddhist Plain of Merit explores the history, art, and culture of the Lanna kingdom in Northern Thailand. This book offers valuable insights to those interested in Southeast Asian history and art. Donald M. Stadtner vividly portrays the unique architecture, language, and culture that existed in this region centuries ago. Stadtner also take readers through the history and beliefs of the ancient Pagan and Buddhist plain and how it shaped the Lanna kingdom. If you are looking to travel to Northern Thailand or are curious about the history and culture of Southeast Asia, this book is a must-read.