Art of Buddhism An Introduction to Its History and Meaning
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Description: More than two hundred photographs--most in stunning full color--provide the visual context for this tour of the world of Buddhist art. From the earliest second-century b.c.e. archaeological evidence to the nineteenth century this book showcases the marvelous variety of Buddhist art through the ages, from every country and region where Buddhism has influenced the culture in a significant way, including India, Afghanistan, Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and all the regions of Southeast Asia. Included in the rich variety of forms are architecture and monumental art, statuary, paintings, calligraphy, fresco, brushwork, and textile arts.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/6/2009
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: Siddhartha/shakyamuni: His Lives and Teachings|
|Pillars and Stupas: Second Century B.C.E. to Third Century C.E|
|The Buddha Image: Sedond to Seventh Century|
|Caves and Caravans: India, Afghanistan, Central Asia, and China|
|China: A New Dimension, Sixth to Ninth Century|
|Korea and Japan: Sixth to Ninth Century|
|South Asia: Regional Styles and Changes in Religious Thought, Eighth to Twelfth Century|
|The Himalayan Region: Nepal, Kashmir, Ladakh, and Tibet, Eighth to Twelfth Century|
|Southeast Asia: Diffusion and Divergence|
|China Under Foreign Rule: Tenth to Fourteenth Century|
|Aristocrats and Warriors in Korea and Japan: Tenth to Fourteenth Century|
|Early Sino-Tibetan Traditions: Twelfth to Fifteenth Century|
|The Dalai Lamas in Tibet: Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century|
|Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand: Fifteenth to Nineteenth Century|
|Ming, Manchu, and Mongol in China: Fifteenth to Eighteenth Century|
|Revivals in Korea and Japan: Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century|