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Jain art from India

Pratapaditya Pal

Jain art from India

the peaceful liberators

by Pratapaditya Pal

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jaina art -- India -- History,
  • Architecture, Jaina -- India -- History,
  • Art -- India -- History,
  • Jainism in art,
  • Jainism -- India -- History,
  • Art,
  • India

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe peaceful liberators
    StatementPratapaditya Pal ; with contributions by Shridhar Andhare...[et al.]
    ContributionsLos Angeles County Museum of Art
    The Physical Object
    Pagination279 p. :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16822913M
    ISBN 10050001650X, 0875871720
    LC Control Number95018991

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