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You had a variety of enjoyments through me alone. But these elements were kept in check in the past by common spiritual loyalties and by the discipline of an objective intellectual tradition. Persians, Greeks and Armenians jostled elbows with Arabs. The first step in this direction was Von Guericke's development of the air-pump in 1650. Thus the Natyashastra of Bharatamuni was supported to be understood by lay people.

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Publisher: Basic Books; 1st edition (January 25, 1996)

ISBN: 0465098371

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