Landscapes in India: Forms and Meanings

By: Amita Sinha

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This book is a doctoral thesis by the author, who is presently the Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She approaches the subject treating the Landscape of India as a living entity that has grown and evolved over the course of the millennia. The book is divided into 4 parts : introduction, natural archetypes, spatial archetypes, and archetypes. Contained in these 4 parts are chapters on, nature in the Ramayana, scared landscape of Braj; the Cosmic Tree in Buddhist landscapes, Kalika at Pavagarh; social and spatial order in villages; design in Vastu Shastra; the courtyard; implication for pilgrimage sites, etc. This book has 73 colour, and 46 b/w illustration, and a map of India’s sacred sites. This book was published in 2011 by AES.Printed Pages: 244 with 47 b/w & 73 Colour illustrations.

Title: Landscapes in India: Forms and Meanings

Author Name: Amita Sinha

Categories: India, Art, Art History and Architecture,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2011

ISBN: 8120620518

ISBN 13: 9788120620513

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 x 30Cm

Seller ID: 102878

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