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Reference of The Art of Ancient India Book

To scholars in the subject, the need for an up-to-date overview of the art of South Asia has been obvious for decades. Although many regional and dynastic genres of Indic art are fairly effectively understood, the broad, total representation of India s centuries of splendor has been lacking. The Art of Ancient India: Buddhist, Hindu, Jain book is the result of the author s purpose to provide such a synthesis.

Sherman E. Lee has commented: Not since Coomaraswamy s History of Indian and Indonesian Art (1927) has there been a survey of such completeness.

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