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Author McNair, Amy.
Title Donors of Longmen : faith, politics, and patronage in medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture / Amy McNair.
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2007]
©2007

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.
Description 1 online resource (x, 230 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and (pages 213-225) index.
Contents Emperor as Tathāgata -- The mechanics of a karmic gift of sculpture -- The rhetoric of expenditure -- The politics of filial piety -- Cīnasthāna 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.
Note Print version record.
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9781435665965 (electronic bk.)
1435665961 (electronic bk.)
9780824862251 (electronic bk.)
0824862252 (electronic bk.)
0824829948 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780824829940 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 256467523
Additional Format Print version: McNair, Amy. Donors of Longmen. Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2007 0824829948 9780824829940 (DLC) 2006024200 (OCoLC)70823117