Author:Amita Sinha

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Landscapes in India: Forms and Meanings

By: Amita Sinha

Price: $36.12

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102878

ISBN: 8120620518

Condition: New


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 Va... View more info