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Author Ning, Qiang.

Title Art, religion, and politics in medieval China : the Dunhuang cave of the Zhai Family / Ning Qiang
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiì Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 178 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents Chronology of the Mogao Caves -- Ch. 1. Iconography of the Original Early Tang Paintings: A Reexamination -- Ch. 2. Reconstruction: Historical Layers of the Zhai Family Cave -- Ch. 3. Historical and Cultural Values of the Zhai Family Cave -- App. 1. Illustrations of the Bhaisajya-guru Sutra in the Mogao Caves -- App. 2. Illustrations of the Western Paradise in the Mogao Caves -- App. 3. Illustrations of the Vimalakirti-nirdesa Sutra in the Mogao Caves
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-169) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Art, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960.
Buddhist art -- China -- Dunhuang Caves.
Buddhist mural painting and decoration -- China -- Dunhuang Caves.
Mural painting and decoration, Chinese -- China -- Dunhuang Caves.
China -- Civilization -- 221 B.C.-960 A.D.
Dunhuang Caves (China)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824861493 (electronic bk)
9780824861490 (electronic bk)