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Spirit of Wood: The Art of Malay Woodcarving

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In Malaysia, woodcarvers are venerated as artists who have a mystical affinity with wood. This collection of over 250 photographs and line drawings explores the mystical connection between Malaysian woodcarvers and their craft.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published January 1st 1900 by Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
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Dr. Farish Ahmad Noor (born 15 May 1967 in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia) is a Malaysian political scientist and historian and is presently a Senior Fellow at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. At the NTU he is part of the research cluster on the contemporary development of trans-national religio-political networks across South and Southeast Asia, where he is studying the phenomenon ...more
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