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Document Type(s):Book
Book Title:Sacred Mountains in Chinese Art
Author(s):Kiyohiko, Munakata
Publisher Name:University of Illinois Press
Place of Publication:Urbana, Ill.
Date of Publication:1991
Annotation:A beautiful exhibition catalogue with a thorough introduction to mountains and mountain worship in early China through the Late Zhou and Han dynasty to the Six Dynasties and Tang Periods, this text presents a compilation of print images and artifacts that help illustrate the text on topics of mountains and ritualistic vision, cosmic order, sacred geography and topography, early symbolic images, daoistic images of the immortals’ realm, and the human dimension in the mystical realm.
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