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Visualizing Dunhuang: Seeing Studying and Conserving the Caves

A beautifully illustrated study of the caves at Dunhuang exploring how this important Buddhist site has been visualized from its creation to today. Situated at the crossroads of the northern and southern routes of the ancient silk routes in western China, Dunhuang is one of the richest Buddhist sites in the world, with more than 500 richly decorated cave temples constructed between the fourth and fourteenth centuries. Visualizing Dunhuang: Seeing, Studying, and Conserving the Caves is a paperback edition of the ninth volume of the magnificent nine-volume hardback set, and examines how the Lo Archive, a vast collection of photographs taken in the 1940s of the Mogao and Yulin Caves, inspires a broad range of scholarship. Contributors include Neville Agnew, Dora Ching, Jun Hu, Annette Juliano, Richard Kent, Wei-Cheng Lin, Cary Liu, Maria Menshikova, Jerome Silbergeld, Roderick Whitfield, and Zhao Shengliang. Published in association with the Tang Center for East Asian Art, Princeton University.

- Dora C. Y. Ching (Editor)
- 400 pages
- 8.3 inches W x 11.3 inches L
- Paperback
- Princeton University Press.
- 2021
- History
- Item #: 978-0691208169