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In The Footsteps of the Buddha - Asia Fine Books

In The Footsteps of the Buddha


Publisher: University Museum and Art Gallery/University of Hong Kong

Place Published: Hong Kong

Date Published: 1998

Book Condition: Good

Binding: Softcover

Edition: First

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In The Footsteps of the Buddha: An Iconic Journey from India to China

Authors: Rajeshwari Ghose, Puay-peng Ho, & Yeung Chun-tong.

The catalogue to an exhibition held 26.9.1998 – 15.12.1998. 378 pages with 121 entries, each with at least one color illustration, title in Chinese and English, and full description in English. With illustrated accompanying essays, glossary and bibliography.

Contents: Buddhism as a Cross-Cultural Discourse; Icons and Imagery; Ten Years of Research on the Art of Gandhara; Gandharan and and Mathuran Influence on Early Chinese Buddhist Images; The Three Jewels at Pagan; A New look at Old Dates: Dating Controversies in Thai Art; Banners from Turfan; The Advent of Buddhist Thought in China; Buddhist Influence on Daoism and Early Daoist Art in China; Adapation and Transformation of Buddhist Ideas in China.

Paperbound, text clean and very good, light wear to cover & edges. Fold to top right corner of cover, light age fading to edges. Very small abrasion rear left corner. 11.75 by 9 inches.