The Buddhas of Bamiyan (Kobo eBook)

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For 1,400 years, two colossal Buddhas overlooked the Bamiyan Valley on the Silk Road in Afghanistan. The Buddhas embodied the intersection of East and West, and their destruction by the Taliban in 2001 provoked international outrage. Morgan excavates the layers of meaning these vanished wonders hold for a fractured Afghanistan.

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ISBN-13: 9780674069954
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: June 17th, 2012
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