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Sri Lankan Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Sri Lanka, known until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia, bordering the south coast of India. The island fell under Portuguese and Dutch colonial influence after the sixteenth century, and British colonial rule from...

Stupas and mandalas

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Symbol, Pattern & Symmetry : The Cultural Significance of Structure

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...The foundations for the development of Buddhism as a major world religion are traceable to the last few centuries bce. The religion spread across much of present-day India and Pakistan to Southeast Asia, northwards to Central...