Hindu-Buddhist architecture in Southeast Asia

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E.J. Brill, 1996 - Architecture - 278 pages
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Hinduism and Buddhism have in Southeast Asia prompted impressive architecture, including Angkor Vat and the Borubodur, with a lasting influence on the architecture of the area. This book is the first stylistic history of Hindu-Buddhist architecture in the area from the beginning until today. The contrasts and similarities described between the religious structures of the different countries shed light on the religious history of the area.

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Chapter One Indigenous Culture and Indianization
Chapter Four Mainland Southeast Asia during the Period

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Daigoro Chihara, Dr. Eng. (1967), University of Kyoto was Professor at Takushoku University, Tokyo (1972-88) and is the Director of the 'Asian/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO' and Guest Researcher at Advanced Research Center for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo.