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The City as a sacred center : essays on six Asian contexts / edited by Bardwell Smith and Holly Baker Reynolds.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 46Publication details: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1987.Description: 139 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cmISBN:
  • 9004084711 (pbk.)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • PMC 291.35 B 19
LOC classification:
  • BL1035 .C52 1987
Contents:
The city as a sacred center / Diana L. Eck -- Madurai, Kōyil Nakar / Holly Baker Reynolds -- Shifting metaphors of sacrality, the mythic dimensions of Anurādhapura -- The pursuit of equilibrium, Polonnaruva as a ceremonial center / Bardwell Smith -- Heaven, earth, and the supernatural world / Michael Aung-Thwin -- The northern Thai city as a sacred center / Donald K. Swearer -- Traditional Peking / Jeffrey F. Meyer.
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Books Books School of Celtic Studies Room 21 - MacCana Collection Books PMC 291.35 B (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available (Standard Loan) 33432

Donation Ex libris Proinsias Mac Cana. Item 33432.
Signed by Proinsias Mac Cana.

Includes bibliographies and index.

The city as a sacred center / Diana L. Eck -- Madurai, Kōyil Nakar / Holly Baker Reynolds -- Shifting metaphors of sacrality, the mythic dimensions of Anurādhapura -- The pursuit of equilibrium, Polonnaruva as a ceremonial center / Bardwell Smith -- Heaven, earth, and the supernatural world / Michael Aung-Thwin -- The northern Thai city as a sacred center / Donald K. Swearer -- Traditional Peking / Jeffrey F. Meyer.

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