Donors of Longmen : faith, politics, and patronage in medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Donors of Longmen : faith, politics, and patronage in medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture

Author: Amy McNair
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of the Longmen Grottoes, one of China's great stone sculpture treasure houses. This work provides an examination of the dynamics of faith, politics, and money at Longmen,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy McNair
ISBN: 0824829948 9780824829940
OCLC Number: 896136015
Notes: Emperor as Tathgata. The mechanics of a karmic gift of sculpture. The rhetoric of expenditure. The politics of filial piety. Cnasthna preserves the dharma. Rouge and powder money. The satellite grottoes. Salvation for one. Epilogue : the later life of the site. Appendix : Chinese texts of Longmen inscriptions
Description: 1 online resource (x, 230 p.) illustrations
Responsibility: Amy McNair

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