Borobudur: A Prayer in Stone

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Borobudur in Central Java is one of the world's largest religious monuments, and since its restoration under the auspices of UNESCO, it has become a leading tourist attraction. Placing the monument in the context of eighth-century Javanese architecture and contemporary Buddhist culture, Jacques Dumarc,ay examines the construction and symbolism of Borobudur, and the huge task that faced its restorers.

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He is also the author of The Temples of Java (#7.95), The House in South-East Asia (#9.95), and The Palaces of South-East Asia (#9.95).

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Text: English, French (translation)

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9780195803792: Borobudur (Oxford in Asia Paperbacks)

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ISBN 10:  0195803795 ISBN 13:  9780195803792
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1978
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9780195885507: Borobudur (Images of Asia) (English and French Edition)

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