Author:Shikha Jain


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Cultural Landscapes of Asia: Understanding and Managing Heritage Values

By: Moe Chiba, Shikha Jain, Sonali Ghosh & V.B. Mathur (eds)

Price: $79.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039865

ISBN: 8173056005

Condition: New

The Asian and Indian diaspora is a rich repository of cultural landscapes with its diverse races, culture, ideologies and settlement patterns set across a wide range of geographical settings. The Ministry of Culture, India defines Indian Cultural Landscape as ‘a living, dynamic manifestation of the harmonious co-existence of cultural ideologies with its natural environment and setting.’ However, the full potential of cultural landscapes in India and Asia remains largely unexplored presently. This book on cultural landscapes in Asia is first of its kind, with a special focus on the Indian ... View more info

Havelis: A Living Tradition of Rajasthan

By: Shikha Jain

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gurgaon, India, Shubhi Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010624

ISBN: 8182900123

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 196 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Haryana: Cultural Heritage Guide

By: Shikha Jain & Bhawna Dandona

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Aryan Books International: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900784

ISBN: 8173054398

This Guide to the cultural heritage of Haryana is an important resource on the unprotected heritage of Haryana. The first section of the guide provides an overview of Haryana's natural, archaeological, architectural and cultural resources with articles that focus on the State's geographical transformations, political history, cultural changes and chronological evolution of architectural types. The main section of the guide presents details of each district, its history and indigenous characteristics along with major heritage landmarks. This section is heavily supported by maps and drawings and... View more info

The Future of Historic Cities: Urban Heritage in Asia (Documentation, Protection and Conservation)

By: Shikha Jain, Parul G. Munjal & Vanicka Arora (Eds)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2016

Seller ID: 117994

ISBN: 8173055653

Condition: New

Urban heritage of Asia and India is a very significant segment that has largely remained unaddressed for a long time. Recent recognition of Asian and Indian cities as living heritage in UN policies is a welcome change. This volume provides an overview of UN approach to Asia's urban heritage along with a wide perspective of national and regional approaches to urban conservation in a range of Asian countries. More specifically, it evaluates the recent focus on culture and development in Indian cities through national level schemes. The volume also outlines that while safeguarding of urban herita... View more info

Living Heritage of Mewar: Architecture of the City Palace, Udaipur

By: Shikha Jain, Vanicka Arora (Authors) & Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar (Frwd)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing:

Seller ID: 111661

ISBN: 9789385360183

Condition: New

The City Palace at Udaipur is part of an exemplary living cultural heritage that has survived in an unbroken line of custodianship from medieval kingship to modern democracy. This volume traces the cultural lineage of the palace through its art and architecture to arrive at a conservation model to preserve this magnificent structure for the future.Beginning with the historical precedents that led to the selection of Udaipur as the new capital of Mewar State, the authors trace the evolution of the palace, its sequence of inner and outer chambers and the subsequent expansions, which added Mughal... View more info