Portrait of a Nation
Original Publish Date: Dec 15, 2002
Product Number: EB00644497
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462914616
Publisher: Periplus Editions
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Featuring beautiful photographs of Malaysia along with insightful historical commentary, this visual guide to Malaysia is a wonderful exploration of Asia's tropical peninsula. Lying at the heart of Southeast Asia, Malaysia offers a panoply of Asian colors, impressions, smells, noises, tastes and experiences—all in one country! This beautifully illustrated volume captures the many faces and facets of Malaysia: its diverse flora and fauna, the charm of its peoples, the variety of their lifestyles, religious beliefs, festivals, arts, crafts and cuisine, the blend of modern and centuries-old architectural styles, and the attractions of its cities—the capital Kuala Lumpur, old Penang and historic Melaka—and its tropical island resorts. This is the perfect introduction to this diverse Southeast Asian nation with over 140 stunning color photographs and an informative and insightful text.