Author:Ratish Nanda, Narayani Gupta and O.P. Jain

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Delhi: The Built Heritage. A Listing, 2 Vols.

By: Ratish Nanda, Narayani Gupta and O.P. Jain

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, INTACH: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029816

ISBN: 8190028197

Condition: New


Delhi is a city of continuity. The excavations at purana Qila indicate that the history of Delhi goes back to the first millennium B.C. Delhi is, therefore one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It is a city of many layers, each with its own story, where many-a city were built, destroyed and then rebuilt. Many of Delhi’s rulers played a dual role first as destroyers and then as builders. It is ironic that even after independence, we continue to destroy our heritage in the name of ‘development’. This publication by INTACH Delhi Chapter is part of this process. In this publicati... View more info