Theatre in Asia, 1972 A. C. Scott
The Theatre in Asia, 1972, by A.C. Scott explores the History, Dance, Theater, Music and Poetry in India, the Islamic World, China and Japan. This absorbing survey of Asian culture by a consummate scholar of Asian theater as a "social institution" provides an enlightened analysis of the performance traditions of the entire oriental world.
This copy of firm vintage condition has sixteen pages of glossy black and white photographs, many taken by the author. The book measures 5 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches by 1 1/8 inches and is solid red cloth bound with browning pages, no tears but perhaps eight or ten check marks or underlines throughout. The very colorful dust jacket is a bit ragged with one serious tear bottom front. The book has 289 ages.