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Pearance and shifted its semiotic effect Mountain Temples and Temple alters our understanding of the transmission of architectural and provides new evidence of how an idea of India emerged in the subcontinentArt History Publication Initiative For information visit http arthistorypiorgbooksmountain tem. ,


T Chanchani's innovative study explores scores of stone edifices and steles that were erected in landscape Through their orms interactions with the natural and sociopolitical context these "landscape Through their orms locations interactions with the natural environment sociopolitical context these ensembles evoked legendary worlds embedded historical memories in the topography changed the mountain range's ap. From approximately the third century BCE through the thirteenth century CE "the remote mountainous landscape around the glacial sources of the Ganga Ganges River in Central Himalayas in northern India was "remote mountainous landscape around the glacial sources of Ganga Ganges River in the Central Himalayas in northern India was into a region encoded with deep meaning one approached by millions of Hindus as a primary locus of pilgrimageNachike. Mountain Temples and Temple Mountains