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

Author: Catherine Becker
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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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 material remains and visual experiences shape and reveal essential human concerns.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Becker
ISBN: 9780199359424 0199359423
OCLC Number: 897444621
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
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.
Other Titles: Sculpture from the Buddhist stupas of Andhra Pradesh
Responsibility: Catherine Becker.

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