Early Buddhist Art of China & Centra Asia: Later Han, Three Kingdoms and Western Chin in China and Bactria to Shan-shan in Central Asia (Handbook of Oriental Studies), Volume One by Marylin Martin Rhie English | Jan 1999 | ISBN: 9004161376 | 466 Pages | PDF | 30,3 MB
Buddhist Art in Asia by A. S. Bhalla English | December 19, 2014 | ISBN: 1784550590 | 173 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 16 MB
Buddhism, which originated in India in the sixth century BC, faded into near oblivion by the thirteenth century. However, it spread to other countries in Asia, and along with it, Buddhist art. Like many other religions, Buddhism found expression in the art and architecture of the various cultures it touched.
Kurt A. Behrendt, "The Art of Gandhara" Yale Univ Pr | 2007 | ISBN: 1588392244/0300120273 | English | PDF | 128 pages | 21.3 Mb
Ancient Gandhara, located in the rugged foothills of the Himalayas in what is today northwest Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan, was for centuries a thriving center of trade along the Silk Road linking China, South Asia, and the Mediterranean. …