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Advaita of Art by Harsha V. Dehejia

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass,India .
Written in English


  • Oriental art,
  • Religious subjects depicted in art,
  • Art

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9070239M
ISBN 108120813871
ISBN 109788120813878

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