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Sacred traces

British exploration of Buddhism in South Asia

by Janice Leoshko

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Cunningham, Alexander, Sir, 1814-1893,
    • Waddell, L. A. 1854-1938,
    • Art, Buddhist -- India -- Historiography,
    • Art, Buddhist -- India,
    • Art, Pala -- India,
    • India -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [152]-164) and index.

      StatementJanice Leoshko.
      SeriesHistories of vision
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN8193.I4 L46 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 169 p. :
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3574586M
      ISBN 100754601382
      LC Control Number2002111294

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