Lanna: Thailand's Northern Kingdom


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The country now known as Thailand only achieved its present form in the nineteenth century. Before then for over five hundred years there flourished the independent kingdom of Lanna (one million rice fields), stretching north from Phitsanulok as far as Chieng Rai, as far east as present-day Laos and as far west as Burma. Over the centuries the kingdom developed fascinating and distinctive art, architecture, language and culture, many elements of which still endure, and all of which are explored in this lavishly illustrated ...

Lanna: Thailand's Northern Kingdom 2006, River Books

ISBN-13: 9789748225272

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Lanna: Thailand's Northern Kingdom 2001, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500976029