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Burmese Buddhist Imagery of the Early Bagan Period (1044-1113)

Galloway, Charlotte Kendrick

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Buddhism is an integral part of Burmese culture. While Buddhism has been practiced in Burma for around 1500 years and evidence of the religion is found throughout the country, nothing surpasses the concentration of Buddhist monuments found at Bagan. Bagan represents not only the beginnings of a unified Burmese country, but also symbolises Burmese 'ownership' of Theravada Buddhism. ¶ While there is an abundance of artistic material throughout Burma, the study of Burmese Buddhist art by western...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/47078
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/47078

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