all ebooks in category: Asian Art History (16)

Chinese Gung Fu: The Philosophical Art of Self-Defense (Revised and Updated)
Ohara Publications | 2008 | ISBN: 0897501128 | English | 112 pages | EPUB | 7.95 MB

Originally published in 1963, this book includes personal testimonies regarding the author and his art from James Y. Lee, the legendary Ed Parker, and jujutsu …

The Beauty of Everyday Things (Penguin Modern Classics)
English | January 31st, 2019 | ISBN: 0241366356 | 316 pages | EPUB | 4.30 MB

The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As …

From Darkness to Light: Writers in Museums 1798-1898
English | PDF | 2019 | 394 Pages | ISBN : 1783745495 | 12.78 MB

From Darkness to Light explores from a variety of angles the subject of museum lighting in exhibition spaces in America, Japan, and Western Europe throughout …

The Saburo Hasegawa Reader
2019 | ISBN: 0520298993 | English | 175 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The Hasegawa Reader is an open access companion to the bilingual catalogue copublished with The Noguchi Museum to accompany an international touring exhibition, Changing and …

Xu Bing and Contemporary Chinese Art: Cultural and Philosophical Reflections
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1438437919, 1438437900 | 237 pages | PDF | 17,6 MB

Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse. How Chinese is contemporary Chinese art? Treasured by …

The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Cha-no-Yu and the Zen Art of Mindfulness
English | April 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 4805315067 | 336 pages | EPUB | 31.47 MB

The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a detailed examination of the five-centuries-old tea ceremony—or Cha-no-Yu in Japanese, literally "hot water for tea"—a cornerstone of Japanese culture …

Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking
English | October 28, 2009 | ISBN: 0811859339 | 384 pages | PDF | 19 Mb

This new masterwork of Chinese cuisine showcases acclaimed chef Eileen Yin-Fei Lo's decades of culinary virtuosity. A series of lessons build skill, knowledge, and confidence …

Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien
English | ISBN: 0486800350 | 2017 | 336 pages | PDF | 76 MB

"A fascinating, scholarly, beautifully illustrated, miscellanea of strange beasts, quelling demons, and otherworldly apparitions. JapandemoniumIllustrated will instruct you, amaze you, and transport you to a …

Travel Origami: 24 Fun and Functional Travel Keepsakes
ISBN: 080484786X | 120 pages | PDF | July 26, 2016 | English | 98 Mb

Make flashy origami projects out of postcards, photos and other travel keepsakes with this easy origami book. In Travel Origami , author Cindy Ng shows …

Negative Exposures: Knowing What Not to Know in Contemporary China
English | March 6, 2020 | ISBN: 1478006196, 1478008008 | PDF | 312 pages | 18.5 MB

When nations decide to disown their troubled pasts, how does this strategic disavowal harden into social fact? In Negative Exposures, Margaret Hillenbrand investigates the erasure …