Myths and symbols in Indian art and civilization.

by Heinrich Robert Zimmer

Publisher: Princeton University Press in [Princeton, N.J.]

Written in English
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Places:

  • India

Subjects:

  • Mythology, Hindu,
  • Symbolism,
  • Art, Hindu,
  • India -- Civilization

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Pantheon Books, New York.

StatementEdited by Joseph Campbell.
SeriesBollingen series, 6
ContributionsCampbell, Joseph, 1904- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL2003 .Z5 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5091877M
ISBN 10069109800X, 0691017786
LC Control Number74163422

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