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iconography of architectural plans a study of the influence of Buddhism and Hinduism on plans of South and Southeast Asia by Fredrick W. Bunce

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Published by D.K. Printworld in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • South Asia.,
  • Southeast Asia.


  • Architecture -- South Asia,
  • Architecture, Hindu -- South Asia,
  • Architecture, Buddhist -- South Asia,
  • Architecture -- Southeast Asia,
  • Architecture, Hindu -- Southeast Asia,
  • Architecture, Buddhist -- Southeast Asia

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-396) and index.

StatementFredrick W. Bunce.
LC ClassificationsNA1500 .B86 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 563 p. :
Number of Pages563
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3590507M
ISBN 10812460200X
LC Control Number2002293042

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