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Buddhist Manuscript Cultures: Knowledge, Ritual, and Art
Stephen C. Berkwitz, J. Schober, Claudia Brown
Published 2011
Art
1. Introduction: Rethinking Buddhist Manuscript Cultures Stephen C. Berkwitz, Juliane Schober, and Claudia Brown Part I: Ideologies 2. Why Did the Gandharan Buddhists Bury their Manuscripts? Richard… Expand
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