Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture: Vol. II Part 1 (2 books) North India: Dravidadesa Foundations of North Indian Style, C. 250 B.C. - A.D. 1100

By: Michael W. Meister and M.A. Dhaky (eds.)

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The aim of the Encyclopaedia, sponsored by the American Institute of Indian Studies, is to survey and organise by style, with technical descriptions, the vast body of monuments constructed between c. AD 400 and 18th centuries in India to serve India`s symbolic and religious needs. Each volume is divided into Parts delineating different regions, stylistic evolutions or periods. Each part has two different sections (books) devoted to text and illustrations. This part documents Nagara temples in north India as well as other temple forms that contribute to north Indian style. It covers Gupta experiments in brick and stone, Vakataka temple-remains, evidence from Western Ghat caves, early Hindu and Buddhist brick structures from eastern India, Mandapika pandals in central India, pent-roof stone structure of Kashmir, etc. Printed Pages: 422 with 778 b/w photographs.

Title: Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture: Vol. II Part 1 (2 books) North India: Dravidadesa Foundations of North Indian Style, C. 250 B.C. - A.D. 1100

Author Name: Michael W. Meister and M.A. Dhaky (eds.)

Categories: Encyclopaedias, India, Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, American Institute of Indian Studies: 1998

ISBN: 0195623134

ISBN 13: 9780195623130

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 Cms x 29 Cms

Seller ID: 001573

Keywords: Indian Temple Architecture