Hindu-Buddhist Architecture in Southeast Asia

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BRILL, 1996 - Architecture - 278 pages
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Hinduism and Buddhism have in Southeast Asia prompted impressive architecture, including Angkor Vat and the Borubodur, with a lasting influence on the architecture of the area. This book is the first stylistic history of Hindu-Buddhist architecture in the area from the beginning until today. The contrasts and similarities described between the religious structures of the different countries shed light on the religious history of the area.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One Indigenous Culture and Indianization
19
Chapter Four Mainland Southeast Asia during the Period
61
Chapter Five Insular Southeast Asia during the Period
83
Chapter Six HinduJavanese Architecture of the Central Javanese Period
91
in Their Architectural Style
174
Chapter Ten HinduJavanese Architecture of the East Javanese Period
195
Chapter Eleven The Architecture of Srivijaya and Malayu
210
Chapter Twelve Late Cham Architecture
222
Concluding Remarks
257
Index
267
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Daigoro Chihara, Dr. Eng. (1967), University of Kyoto, is Guest Researcher at the Advanced Research Center for Science and Engineering, Waseda University. He has published on architectural texts including the Borobudur collected in the complete works of the Great Monuments of Ancient World ("Kodansha," 1987).

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