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Liang Sicheng and the Temple of Buddhas Light Vimalin Rujivacharakul

Liang Sicheng and the Temple of Buddhas Light

Vimalin Rujivacharakul

Published March 27th 2015
ISBN : 9789814441032
Hardcover
352 pages
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This book presents a critical analysis of the architecture and history of the Foguang temple, a ninth-century Tang temple in Shanxi, China, and one of the oldest timber structures in the world. It also presents the historiography of the discovery ofMoreThis book presents a critical analysis of the architecture and history of the Foguang temple, a ninth-century Tang temple in Shanxi, China, and one of the oldest timber structures in the world. It also presents the historiography of the discovery of the Temple of Buddhas Light, together with Liang Sichengs complete account of the trip translated into English with extensive annotated notes. Also included are Liangs original photographs and drawings of the temple complex taken in 1937.