The Golden Lands book launched with signings and talks by author Vikram Lall in London in September 2014. See photos below.
>> See the 2014 launch events diary here
>> See launch event photos from October/November 2014 here
Golden Lands author Vikram Lall with publisher Joan Foo Mahony at the V&A Museum Bookshop
Vikram Lall discussing the Golden Lands book with Dr Clarke of the SE Asian Dept of the V&A
Continue reading London Golden Lands book launch photos, September 2014
The Golden Lands features gorgeous colour spreads for each chapter
Check out the gallery of sample page spreads from The Golden Lands below. Click on the thumbnails to view full size.
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Book Contents list )
The Dhamma and the Caitya-Griha: Worship of a symbolic image and creation of the Buddha image
…more from the introduction about Buddhist imagery
The contents of the Myanmar chapter
Architectural characteristics in Myanmar, mainly the Pagan period
Detailed section on the Shwezigon Pagoda
The history of Buddhism in Vietnam
Detailed section on the Dau Pagoda
Introduction to architectural characteristics of Indonesian Buddhist sites
Mandalic planning at Borobudur and Candi Sewu
The Cambodia chapter contents
The transformation of Prasat into Face-Tower
The temple of Ta Prohm
Comparing Khmer and Thai Buddhist architectural styles
Architecture of Wat Arun
Explanation of the Buddhist architecture of Laos
Detailed section on Vat Mai
Architectural and historical glossary
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