The Resource Hinduism and the religious arts, Heather Elgood

Hinduism and the religious arts, Heather Elgood

Label
Hinduism and the religious arts
Title
Hinduism and the religious arts
Statement of responsibility
Heather Elgood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The roots between the Hindu religion and the wider culture are deep and uniquely complex. No study of either ancient or contemporary Indian culture can be undertaken without a clear understanding of Hindu visual arts and their sources in religious belief and practice. Defining what is meant by religion - no such term exists in Sanskrit - and what is understood by Hindu ideals of beauty, Heather Elgood provides the best synthesis and critical study of recent scholarship on the topic. In addition, this book offers critical background information for anyone interested in the social and anthropolo
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
294.537
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N7301
LC item number
.E38 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and the arts
Label
Hinduism and the religious arts, Heather Elgood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Sacred Imagery; CHAPTER 3 Hindu Deities; CHAPTER 4 Hindu Sacred Architecture; CHAPTER 5 Royal Patronage of the Religious Arts and Its Historical Development and Objectives; CHAPTER 6 Village and Tribal Patrons and Their Religious Arts; CHAPTER 7 Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn271467496
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 246 pages, [4] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826498656
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24281244
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)271467496
  • pebcs0826498655
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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