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The gods of Asia : image, text and meaning

Author: T S Maxwell
Publisher: Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press : Calcutta Chennai Mumbai, 1998, ©1997.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Predominantly on the Hindu and Buddhist gods of Southeast Asia.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T S Maxwell
ISBN: 0195647335 9780195647334
OCLC Number: 41727996
Notes: Originally published 1997: Delhi : Oxford University Press.
Description: xvii, 260 pages, [64] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: T.S. Maxwell.

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This text provides a basis for the understanding of Asian sculptures by integrating the art with the sacred texts. It is intended for both scholar and layperson, and is written with a graphic  Read more...

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