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Landscape, water and religion in ancient India

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Author(s): Julia Shaw

Journal: Archaeology International
ISSN 1463-1725

Volume: 9;
Start page: 43;
Date: 2005;
Original page

ABSTRACT
As Buddhism spread into central and western India from its centre of origin in the central Gangetic Plain, how did this change the ways in which the landscape was perceived and organized? In this study of the regional setting of the great site of Sanchi and of other important sites in central and western India, religious, political, economic and agricultural changes are integrated in an holistic approach to archaeological landscapes.
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