Southeast Asia: A History in Objects

The fourth title in our range of books for the British Museum’s ‘A History in Objects’ series, focusing on the history and material culture of Southeast Asia, told through superlative art objects and cultural artefacts dating from about 6,000 years ago to the present day. Arranged over seven chapters, the first four being chronological, the development and advancements of Southeast Asia are traced through art, artefacts, people and places. The book is richly illustrated throughout, with expertly selected content. From intricate baskets to captivating puppets, materials and ideas, cross-cultural connections are explored. Further titles are planned in this acclaimed and successful series.

Client: Thames & Hudson in conjunction with the British Museum
Author: Alexander Green
Format: Hardback with jacket
Extent: 272 pp
Size: 240 × 170 mm
Illustrations: 417 

‘Beautifully illustrated … a reminder, if one was needed, of the vibrant creativity of the people of this part of our world’

Arts Society