Author:Himanshu Prabha Ray & Manoj Kumar (eds)

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Indian World Heritage Sites in Context

By: Himanshu Prabha Ray & Manoj Kumar (eds)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100001

ISBN: 8173055211

Condition: New


This book on World Heritage sites in India has two objectives: one, to highlight the archaeological context and cultural landscapes relating to monuments inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list; and second, to draw attention to urban pressures that impact the conservation and preservation of many of these sites and the need for comprehensive management strategies to ensure their continued survival. While six are natural properties, the Archaeological Survey of India has twenty of the twenty-four World Heritage cultural sites in India under its administrative control. These may be categoriz... View more info