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Art as Propaganda: The Manipulation of Art by Asian Rulers (iTunes U)

A series of lectures in two parts (approx. 45 minutes per part)
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In this lecture series, renowned scholars from across the nation will discuss the manipulation of art by Asian rulers across cultures and time. Press the "View in iTunes U" button above to view the lectures in this series. Lectures include:

Thinking About State and Power and Microcosm and Macrocosm
Forrest McGill, Asian Art Museum

From Imperialism to Democrary: Art's Subtle Message Under Ashoka and Gandhi 
Mary-Ann Milford, Mills College

Kingly Buddhas and Buddha-Like Kings
Forrest McGill, Asian Art Museum

Meaning & Metaphor: Art & Architecture in Mughal India 
Catherine Asher, University of Minnesota

Bronze as a Symbol of Power During China's Bronze Age
Michael Knight, Asian Art Museum

Rejection of Buddhism: The Loss of Cultural Heritage in Korea
Lewis Lancaster, UC Berkeley

Tripods of Yu: Visual Propaganda & the Creation of the Qing Empire
Patricia Berger, UC Berkeley

Patronage, Piety & Politics: Art Under the Chola Kings & Queens
Vidya Dehejia, Columbia University

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