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Shifting stones, shaping the past : sculpture from the Buddhist stūpas of Andhra Pradesh

Author: Catherine Becker
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a wide-ranging exploration of the creation and use of Buddhist art in Andhra Pradesh, India, from the second and third centuries of the Common Era to the present, Catherine Becker shows how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Becker
ISBN: 9780199359394 0199359393 9780199359400 0199359407
OCLC Number: 875055753
Description: xx, 321 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Keeping the faith: Andhra's stūpas as sites of transformation --
Seeing is believing: visual narration at Andhra's stūpas --
Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar Buddha --
Marketing enlightenment: the development of Andhra's Buddhist tourist potential --
Kalachakra 2006: Amarāvatī welcomes the world.
Responsibility: Catherine Becker.
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