The Buddha in Lanna art, lineage, power, and place in Northern Thailand (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The Buddha in Lanna art, lineage, power, and place in Northern Thailand

Author: Angela S Chiu
Publisher: Honolulu University of Hawaiʻi Press [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction -- Buddha images and devotees : lineages of people and places -- Buddha images and the monkhood : monastic political power beyond the cloister -- Buddha images and place : materializing the Buddha's agency in the landscape -- Buddha images and relics : form, place, and history -- Buddha images as objects of donation : intention, wishes, and economic value in inscriptions on the bases of images -- Buddha  Read more...
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Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha; Buddha
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angela S Chiu
ISBN: 9780824858742 0824858743
OCLC Number: 991849242
Description: xiii, 241 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Responsibility: Angela S. Chiu

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For centuries, wherever Thai Buddhists have made their homes, statues of the Buddha have provided striking testament to the role of Buddhism in the lives of the people. The Buddha in Lanna offers the  Read more...

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