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1 Anupa Pande and Parul Pandya Dhar (eds.); Foreword By R.D. Chowdhury
Cultural Interface of India with Asia: Religion, Art and Architecture (National Museum Institute Monograph Series, No. 1)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 812460262X / 9788124602621; First Edition; Hard Cover with a Slipcase; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 434 with numerous colour and b/w plates. 003453

Price: 149.00 USD
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2 Parul Pandya Dhar (ed.)
Indian Art History: Changing Perspectives
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd. in association with National Museum Institute; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8124605971 / 9788124605974; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 289. 036706

Price: 39.25 USD
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3 Parul Pandya Dhar (ed.)
Indian Art History: Changing Perspectives
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8124605971 / 9788124605974; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 280 with 71 b/w photographs. 100000

Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Parul Pandya Dhar & Gerd J.R. Mevissen (Eds)
Temple Architecture and Imagery of South and Southeast Asia (Prasadanidhi: Papers Presented to Professor M.A. Dhaky)
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8173055505 / 9788173055508; Hardcover; New; New; 
"This volume is a tribute to Professor M.A. Dhaky's profound and influential scholarship by an international community of well-known scholars in the field of South and Southeast Asian temple art and architecture. The thirty-two essays that make this book unfold many layers of the temples' imagery, taking a broad view and traversing religious, cultural, and temporal boundaries. While a majority of these are rooted in India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, Cambodia, and Vietnam also figure prominently. 110407

Price: 98.45 USD
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5 Parul Pandya Dhar
The Torana in Indian and Southeast Asian Architecture
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8124605343 / 9788124605349; First Edition; Hardcover with a Slipcase; New; New; 
The present work discusses in depth the subject of toranas (arched portals or festoons) in the ancient and medieval architecture of South- and South-east Asia, with special emphasis on Indian representations. Their antiquity and rationale; their continued presence in association with stupas, caves, temples, mosques, cities, forts, and palaces; their myriad forms and transformations; and their aesthetic and symbolic relationship to the structure in question are analyzed stage-by-stage in this book. The rich corpus of toranas included here has been critically and comparatively analyzed in relation to traditional practice, as well as in the light of the medieval architectural treatises, historical records, and other literary sources. The approach is ‘micro’ in the sense of being focused on a specific architectural element but ‘macro’ in its regional and temporal span. In addition, the exposition reveals the grammar as well as the manifold visual formulations of the torana as representative of the basic principles of traditional Indian architectural ornament: integral to the structure, functionally apt, aesthetically significant, and visually evocative, with sound and sophisticated design principles. The text is richly illustrated, bringing together material scattered over several well-known as well as remote sites, museums, and archival collections. Whereas a major part of this book details the journey of the torana in ancient and medieval India, the section on early beginnings also includes references from Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the final chapter surveys, with a view to compare, parallel yet distinct expressions in Cambodia, Thailand, Champa, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Printed Pages: 335 with numerous colour illustrations. 031355

Price: 89.95 USD
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