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Buddhist storytelling in Thailand and Laos: the Vessantara Jataka scroll at the Asian Civilisations Museum, tr. by Wajuppa Tossa

Buddhist storytelling in Thailand and Laos: the Vessantara Jataka scroll at the Asian Civilisations Museum, tr. by Wajuppa Tossa

Lefferts, Leedom et al.

This richly illustrated volume offers an innovative study of the long painted scrolls of Northeast Thailand and Laos that depict the Prince Vessantara Buddhist birth story. A 31-metre scroll in the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, illustrates this popular narrative in exception detail. The authors analyse Thai-Lao scrolls in the context in which they are used, and consider their complex i...

Publisher: Asian Civilizations Museum

USD 115.00

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Title: Buddhist storytelling in Thailand and Laos: the Vessantara Jataka scroll at the Asian Civilisations Museum, tr. by Wajuppa Tossa

Author: Lefferts, Leedom et al.

ISBN 13: 9789810724788

ISBN 10: 9810724780

Year: 2012

Pages etc.: xvi+163p., full of col. illus., gloss., bibl., ind., 24x30cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Place of publication: Singapore

Publisher: Asian Civilizations Museum

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