Bringing together the latest research on stupas in South Asia, this volume includes new conceptual paradigms as well as new approaches to monuments, sculpture, material culture, and textual interpretation. The collection utilizes archaeological, art historical and epigraphic evidence in broader cultural and historical frameworks to enrich our understanding, not only of stupa monuments but also ancient Buddhism and the wider history to which they pertain.
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Meet the Author
Akira Shimada, Assistant Professor, History, Department, State University of New York, New Paltz; Dr Jason Hawkes, Assistant Finds Supervisor, Cambridge Archaeological Unit, Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge