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Donors of Longmen

Faith, Politics, And Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

by Amy McNair

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medieval art,
  • Oriental art,
  • Religious subjects depicted in art,
  • Sculpture & other three-dimensional art forms,
  • Art,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • China,
  • General,
  • Sculpture,
  • Gods, Buddhist, in art,
  • Longmen Caves,
  • Sculpture, Buddhist,
  • Sculpture, Chinese,
  • Three kingdoms-Sui dynasty, 220-618,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161963M
    ISBN 100824829948
    ISBN 109780824829940

    Amy McNair is Professor of Chinese Art at the University of Kansas. Her previous publications include Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture. About the Book. Xuanhe Catalogue of Paintings is the first c. Longmen caves, Luoyang Northern Qi dynasty () Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) Tang dynasty () Browse this content Chinese Buddhist cave shrines Mogao caves at Dunhuang The paintings and manuscripts from cave 17 at Mogao (1 of 2) The paintings and manuscripts from cave 17 at Mogao (2 of 2).

    Series: Longman Classics. Series by cover. 17 items. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works. Donors of Longmen; faith, politics, and patronage in medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) Longmen grottoes conservation project to help preserve the sculptures carved in cave walls over a millennium ago in .

    ABCs of Longmen: The making of Maitreya Buddha statue during Wu Zetian's regime Updated: On Sept 9, AD the south gate tower of the royal palace in Luoyang had witnessed an unprecedented historic event, as Wu Zetian announced the change of dynasty from Tang to Zhou and became China's only female monarch in history. Donors of Longmen is the first work in the west to recreate the history of the Longmen Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where thousands of ancient cave-chapels and shrines containing.


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Hardcover Donors of Longmen is the first work in a Western language to recreate the history of the Longmen Grottoes, one of China's great stone sculpture treasure by: 1. Donors of Longmen book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Donors of Longmen is the first work in a Western language to re-create t /5. Main Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, And Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture Due to the technical work on the site downloading books (as well as file conversion and sending books to email/kindle) may be unstable from May, 27 to May, 28 Also, for users who have an active donation now, we will extend the donation period.

Donors of Longmen Book Description: Beyond its superb sculpture, Longmen also preserves thousands of engraved dedicatory inscriptions by its donors, who included emperors and empresses, aristocrats, court eunuchs, artisans, monks, nuns, lay societies, female palace officials, male civil and military officials and ordinary lay believers.

1Review Donors of Longmen is the first work in a Western language to re-create the history of the Longmen Grottoes, one of China's great stone sculpture treasure houses.4/5(1).

Donors of Longmen explores the dynamics of faith, politics and money. Believers sponsored statues and cave-shrines as public acts of giving (dāna) and merit (karma) to generate social credit in the political realm and karmic merit in the spiritual.

Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, And Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture (Book). Over the years, I ve turned to this book three times twice several years back and now as I embark in a few days on another visit to Longmen and although it is NOT a guidebook, I cannot think of a finer text to read before visiting the famous Longmen Grottoes 20 km south of Luoyang, one of China s two central ancient capital cities the other being Xi an It s a guidebook for the intelligent /5.

Donors of Longmen 作者: Amy McNair 出版社: University of Hawaii Press 副标题: Faith, Politics, and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Author: Amy Mcnair. Download: Longman Similar searches: Longman Esl Books Longman Books Pdf Longman Books Longman Grade 8 Books Longman English Books Longman Zambia Books Longman Books Grade 8 Tremper Longman Books Longman Elect Primary Books Longman, Zimbabwe Mathematics Books Longman Zambia Books For Grade 10 Chemistry Longman Student Grammar Of Spoken And.

Donors Of Longmen Is The First Work In A Western Language To Re Create The History Of The Longmen Grottoes, One Of China S Great Stone Sculpture Treasure Houses Longmen, A UNESCO World Heritage Site Located Near The Old Capital Of Luoyang In Modern Henan Province, Consists Of Thousands Of Ancient Cave Chapels And Shrines Containing Buddhist Icons Of All Sizes That Were.

this excellent book is well worth reading. robert Mayer Oriental institute, University of Oxford @ Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture, Amy McNair (honolulu, hi: University of hawai’i Press, ), pp., $52/£, ISBN Donors of Longmen McNair, Amy Published by University of Hawai'i Press McNair, Amy.

Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist by:   Donors of Longmen is a classic, a book to have on site in order to understand more fully Longmen and to use, as well, as an essential guide to understanding medieval China.

Michael Saso Michael Saso is a professor emeritus at the University of Hawai`i and director of the Sino-Asian Institute. Donors of Longmen, in short, is the work of an art historian who has recreated as objectively as possible the coming into being of a grandiose site with all its components.

The book is structured around eight chapters in addition to the introduction and appendix. Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture. [Amy McNair] -- Donors of Longmen is the first work in a Western language to re-create the history of the Longmen Grottoes, one of China’s great stone sculpture treasure houses.

Donors of Longmen: faith, politics, and patronage in medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture. In The Upright Brush, Amy McNair argues for the political rather than purely aesthetic basis for Yan Zhenqing's artistic reputation. She shows how his prominent position was made for him in the eleventh century by a handful of influential men who sought to advance their own position by associating themselves with Yan's reputation for by: 7.

About the Author. Amy McNair is Professor of Chinese Art at the University of Kansas. Her previous publications include Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics, and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture.

About the Book. Xuanhe Catalogue of Paintings is the first complete translation of the well-known document produced at the court of Emperor Huizong (r. The Mogao Caves are the best known of the Chinese Buddhist grottoes and, along with Longmen Grottoes and Yungang Grottoes, are one of the three famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China.

An important cache of documents was discovered in in the so-called "Library Cave", which had been walled-up in the 11th ated: (11th session).

Longman Publishing has books on Goodreads with ratings. Longman Publishing’s most popular book is Longman Pocket Idioms Dictionary.Longmen Grottoes Administration, expanded the temple inby adding the "Belfry, the Drum Tower, the Wing Room, the Hall of Mahavira and Hall of Nine Persons, Eighteen Arhats, the Villa of Chiang Kai-shek and Soong Mei-ling".

New additions included board walks, compound wall and a new gate from the southern end of the ption: (24th Session).Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

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