Author:Azhar Tyabji


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Bhuj: Art Architecture History

By: Azhar Tyabji

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing in Association with Environmental Planning Collaborative: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016152

ISBN: 1890206806

Condition: New

Printed pages: 304 with numerous coloured and b/w photographs. View more info

Bhuj: Art, Architecture, History

By: Azhar Tyabji

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 111950

ISBN: 8188204536

Condition: New

When a horrifying earthquake in 2001 reduced large parts of the 16th-century city of Bhuj in western Gujarat, to rubble, there was little hope of reconstruction. This book, written five years after that fateful morning, narrates the city’s story of urban development over 450 tumultuous years, revisiting the work of potentates and commoners as they went about shaping its charming, if idiosyncratic outline.Illustrated with pictures and stories obtained from residents, museums, and local organisations in Bhuj, the book combines ethnography, a comment on the relationship between craft and city-b... View more info