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Author McNair, Amy.

Title Donors of Longmen [electronic resource] : faith, politics, and patronage in medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture / Amy McNair.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2007.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 230 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and (p. [213]-225) index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Buddhist gods in art.
Buddhist sculpture -- China -- Longmen Caves.
Sculpture, Chinese -- China -- Longmen Caves -- Three kingdoms-Sui dynasty, 220-618.
Sculpture, Chinese -- China -- Longmen Caves -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960.
Buddhist art and symbolism -- China -- Longmen Caves.
Art patronage -- China.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0824829948 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824829940 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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