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Ajanta : history and development

Author: Walter M Spink
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005-<2017>
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Zweite Abteilung,, Indien ;, 18. Bd.
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Publication:Handbuch der Orientalistik Handbuch der Orientalistik Handbuch der Orientalistik Handbuch der Orientalistik Handbuch der Orientalistik Handbuch der Orientalistik Handbuch der Orientalistik, no:2502149662X no:25021519506 no:25021496670 no:25023413640 no:25021532529 no:25017917454 no:25017936769
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"The twenty-nine Buddhist caves near Ajanta form a devotional complex which ranks as one of the world's most startling achievements, created at the very apogee of India's Golden Age. Ajanta: History and Development, appears as part of the series Handbook of Oriental Studies, present the reader with a systematic treatment of all aspects of the site, the result of forty years of painstaking research in situ by Walter  Read more...
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Spink, Walter M.
Ajanta.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005-<2007>
(OCoLC)607626384
Online version:
Spink, Walter M.
Ajanta.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005-<2007>
(OCoLC)607912166
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter M Spink
ISBN: 9004148329 9789004148321 9789004150720 9004150722 9004148337 9789004148338 9789004149830 900414983X 9789004156449 9004156445 9789004180154 900418015X 9789004319684 9004319689
ISSN:0169-9377
OCLC Number: 62273924
Notes: Vol. 6-7: by Walter M. Spink (text) and Naomichi Yaguchi (photographs).
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: V. 1. The end of the Golden Age --
v. 2. Arguments about ajanta --
v. 3. The arrival of the uninvited --
v. 4. Painting, sculpture, architecture, year by year --
v. 5. Cave by cave --
v. 6. Defining features --
v. 7. Bagh, Dandin, cells and cell doorways.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Zweite Abteilung,, Indien ;, 18. Bd.
Responsibility: by Walter M. Spink.

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This volume in Brill's renowned Ajanta series discusses contentious views on Ajanta's development, the often-dramatic changes in patronage, and the intriguing problem of why Ajanta's original  Read more...

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