Category: Art, Art History and Architecture


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A New Approach to Some Important Aspects of Indology

By: S.N. Sharma

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100704

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 144. View more info

Temples of India: Origin and Developmental Stages

By: S.P. Gupta & S. Vijayakumar

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100346

ISBN: 8124604967

Condition: New

This volume is a study of the beginning and evolution of temple architecture in India which covers sculptures and carvings as well. With over a hundred plates of temples and carvings on them, including cave facades and pillar depictions, it deals with temples constructed by the different ancient and medieval dynasties in Indian history, particularly the Early Western Calukyan and Later Western Calukyans, Pallava, Pandya, Cola, Hoyasala and Nayaka. With illustrations that include maps, plans of caves and even viharas and caityas, it undertakes a study of the temples found in different States of... View more info

Ornamentation in Indian Architecture: Oriental Motifs and Designs

By: S.P. Verma

Price: $80.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100102

ISBN: 8173055181

Condition: New

1 & 2. Decorative Ornaments from an Ancient Jaina Stupa at Mathura. 3. Sculptures from an Ancient Jaina Temple at Mathura. 4. Perforated Stone Screen-work from Chalukyan Temples. 5. Chalukyan Ceiling from the Temple of Kattesvara, Bellary District. 6. Doorway, East Entrance, Temple of Chaturbhuj, Orchha, Bundelkhund. 7 to 10. Ornaments from the Temples of Virabhadra, Anantapur District, Madras Presidency. 11. Panel and Ornaments on Piers, Ramasvami Temple, Kumbakonam, Tanjore District . 12 & 13. Carved Panels on the Shrine Pilasters, Nagesvara Temple,Kumbakonam (LXVII), and on the Pancha... View more info

Ordinary Life in Mughal India: The Evidence from Painting

By: S.P. Verma

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100138

ISBN: 817305424X

Condition: New

Printed Pages:104 with 19 colours & 72 b/w illustrations. View more info

Biblical Themes in Mughal Painting: Crossing Cultural Fronties

By: S.P. Verma

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100139

ISBN: 8173054126

Condition: New

Renaissance Painting on biblical themes, full of exoticisms and great naturalism, inspired Mughal patrons, Akbar (r. 1556-1605), Jahangir (r. 1605-1627), Shah Jahan (r. 1628-1657) and their court painters active at Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Lahore and Delhi. Akbar's drives in Search of truth in Religion drew Christianity and its images close to the people of India. It proved to be a friendly meet between the East and the West and from there emerged a distinct Mughal entity in the art of India. The rulers and the artists of the Deccan Sultanates also showed interest in biblical pictures. The artis... View more info

Rock Art: A Catalogue

By: S.S. Biswas (Ed.)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100120

ISBN: 8173055130

Condition: New

An attempt to Create an Exhibition on 'Rock Art' is Possibly as difficult a task as to bring the entire Population of the World on one Plateform. It is Naturally, equally difficult to work out a booka of this kind which can do justice to the theme. A Representative Selection was therefore chosen with aview to include the significant evidences from all the Countries of Both the Old World as also the New World. Printed Pages: 168. View more info

Essence of Art and Culture (In Memory of Prof Kalyan Kumar Ganguli)

By: S.S. Biswas, Amita Ray, Deepak R. Das & Samir K. Mukhrejee (Eds)

Price: $50.20

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2002

Seller ID: 101567

Condition: New

This book has 48 papers from renowned scholars and senior specialists on the art and culture of India. Most of the expert contributors enjoy special positions in their respective fields. The volume has six sections dealing with historyarchaeology art & architecture, religion, iconography, etc. A select list of Prof. Ganguli's writing is also included.Printed Pages: 364. View more info

Sanskriti Vichitra: Essence of Art and Archaeology Museums, Museology and Heritage Management (In Honour of Dr. S.S. Biswas), 2 vols

By: Sachindranath Bhattacharya, Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay & Goutami Bhattacharya (Eds)

Price: $289.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 112674

ISBN: 817479185X

Condition: New

Sanskriti Vichitra, presented in two volumes, contains 128 essays on such wide range of subjects like art, archaeology, museums, museology, heritage management, etc. The book, with its varied subjects, is divided into two volumes –Vol. I on Art and Archaeology, and Vol. II on Museums, Museology and Heritage Management.Volume I comprise 61 articles. Though broadly classified as ‘Art and Archaeology’ volume, it contains articles on Prehistory, Proto-history, Historical Archaeology, Art, Iconography, Architecture, Religious and Social History, Modern Art, Folk Art, History of Archaeological... View more info

Rock Art in Orissa

By: Sadasiba Pradhan

Price: $18.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100228

ISBN: 8173052158

Condition: New

The Book Rock Art in Orissa for the first time presents an exhaustive account of the rock Art Heritage in Orissa documented from 55 rock shelters by the explorer himself. It brings to limelight a distinct regional style in the rock art heritage of India. One notices a happy blending of engravings (petroglyphs) with paintings (pictographs), both being complementary to each other, drawn in non-thematic and non-figurative pictorial codes-a rare phenomenon not encountered so far from anywhere in India. The Author has taken due care to draw conclusion with the help of archaeological and ethnographi... View more info

The Passion of Nikhil Biswas

By: Sandip Sarkar

Price: $47.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 111998

ISBN: 8189995383

Condition: New

Nikhil Biswas is now considered to be one of the major figures of contemporary Indian art of the post-Independence period. He died in 1966 at the young age of 36. A rebellious artist, he is known for his violent, apocalyptic and disturbing pictures that reflect the passion of his personality. The Passion of Nikhil Biswas uses paintings, sketches, incidents from the artist’s life and excerpts from his diary to create a comprehensive picture of Nikhil Biswas as a person and as an artist. Printed Pages: 276. View more info

Madhya Bharat Ki Gurjar-Pratihar Kala

By: Sanjeev Trivedi

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2012

Seller ID: 101536

ISBN: 8190598473

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 950. View more info

Gopal Ghose: A Jubilant Quest for the Chromatic

By: Sanjoy Kumar Mallik

Price: $69.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 111975

ISBN: 8189995782

Condition: New

Gopal Ghose, born in Shyambazar (Kolkata), spent his childhood and adolescence shifting between Simla, Benares and Allahabad. In 1931–35, he obtained his Diploma in Painting from the Maharaja School of Art & Craft, Jaipur, under guidance of Sailendranath Dey. Subsequently, he enrolled at the Government School of Art, Madras, in 1936 under the tutelage of Deviprosad Roy Chowdhury. Beginning with a pictorial language that was inspired to a great extent by the Bengal School diction, his personal language transformed during the 1940s. His sketches of the infamous man-made famine of 1943 in Benga... View more info

Sculptural Art of Upper Mahanadi Valley, 2 Vols

By: Sasanka Sekhar Panda

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101301

ISBN: 8177023055

Condition: New

The present book is the outcome of the extensive explorations undertaken from 1984 to 1993 and from 1998 to 2000, as a result of which more than fifty hitherto unknown temple sites of the period from the 6th century A.D. to the 14th century A.D. came to lime-light, adding new chapters in the history of the temple architecture and sculptural art & iconography of the Upper Mahanadi Valley of Odisha. It includes the discovery of two major temples in Situ, one the paÛcŒyatana Temple complex at Daspur Surda of the ninth century A.D. at Kusang, besides minor Triratha temples at Sirekela, Gandharla... View more info

Imperial Punch-marked Coins of Ancient India: A Case Study of Sarai Dangri Hoard, Varanasi

By: Savita Sharma

Price: $58.00

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

Seller ID: 110401

ISBN: 8173055467

Condition: New

"India’s indigenous coinage is rich and varied, distinguished by regional, cultural and linguistic features and representing imperial and political associations. The class of coins that finds frequent mention in ancient Indian epigraphs and literary sources is the karsapana. Karsapana, also known as Purana or Dharana, are the punch-marked coins which were in circulation throughout ancient India. Many hoards of silver punch-marked coins have been located in sites all over the country. Its widespread availability suggests that it was a standard medium of exchange from about the 6th century... View more info

Merger of Sikkim: A New Perspective

By: Sefali Raizada

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2012

Seller ID: 101534

ISBN: 9789381843000

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 384. View more info

Jain Temples of Rajasthan

By: Sehdev Kumar

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Abhinav Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 101640

ISBN: 8170173485

Condition: New

The Jain temples at Dilwa?a in Mount Abu evoke a sense of awe for their sculptural artistry. Unnamed artists who had, for years, created exquisite pieces in ivory, now worked with marble, sculpting ceiling and domes, columns and walls, creating works of unparalleled beauty. They carried forward, and deepened, a rich tradition of temple building in India, with their plethora of images from Indian myths and legends. The most outstanding feature of these temples are the thousand-petalled lotuses that decorate the domes in the ra?gama??apas, signifying a very highly evolved technical and artistic ... View more info

The Mind and Art of Virginia Woolf

By: Shaheen Warsi

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100693

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 370. View more info

Jashn-e-Khusrau 2013: Celebrating the Genius of Amir Khusrau

By: Shakeel Hossain (Ed.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 111984

ISBN: 8189995871

Condition: New

As part of a major urban renewal project in the Humayun’s Tomb–Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti area of Delhi, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has been hosting the Jashn-e-Khusrau festival with the support of the Ford Foundation since 2010. Hazrat Amir Khusrau Dehlavi, the renowned 13th-century Sufi poet, was the favourite disciple of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. His remarkable legacy is entwined with the rich cultural heritage of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti.This volume is a compilation of discussions, lectures, exhibitions, heritage walks, musical performances, as well as film screenings devoted to i... View more info

Surya and Sun Cult: In Indian Art, Literature and Thought

By: Shanti Lal Nagar

Price: $86.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100246

ISBN: 8173050562

Condition: New

The Sun has been illumining it and has impressed not only the human race but also all other creatures. His name occurs in the records of the Kassites and Mitanni but in the Indian context, he enjoys an important position in the Vedic as well as the post-Vedic literature. In the epics some of the rulers like Dasaratha, Rama and Others claimed their origin to the Sun. The Buddhist and Jain literature too provided him an important place in their respective religious treatises. In the Puranas however, he became a an important cult- god and not only regular system of his worship is found prescribed... View more info

Indian Monoliths

By: Shanti Lal Nagar

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: 102503

ISBN: 8120836855

Condition: New

One of the glorious aspects of the Ancient Indian art and Architecture had been the creation of Monoliths which were hewn out of solid rocks. Though the presence of these monoliths could be traced in the Vedic and later Vedic texts, but no specimens beyond the Mauryan period could be traced. The Indra Sabha of Chandragupta Maurya at Kumrahar near Patna was credited with having eighty-two monolithic pillars with the glazed polish. However, with Asoka's ascending to the throne of Magadha, the art of chiselling in India received a great boost. During his times a number of monolithic pillars with ... View more info

Buddha in Gandhara Art and other Buddhist Sites

By: Shanti Lal Nagar

Price: $59.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2010

Seller ID: 110345

ISBN: 8190821210

Condition: New

The genesis of the Buddhist art in India, is traceable in the stone art of Bharhut dating back to the second century B.C. followed by the art of the Buddhist stupa at Sanchi, the art of Mathura and Amaravati dating back to a century or two later. Numerous stone artefacts relating to the life of the Buddha were discovered from these sites. The early tradition of the Buddhist art and Bharhut and Sanchi does not project Buddha in human form. He is projected at these sites in symbolic form of empty throne, a chariot with a rider, a Bodhi tree or a horse without a rider. This was ostensibly done by... View more info

Mughal Art: A Study in Handicrafts

By: Shanti Swarup

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 1996

Seller ID: 101578

Condition: New

For the first time a book on Mughal Handicrafts is brought out, and superbly so. After a general discussion on the social, political and economic conditions in Mughal India, the author goes on to expound the sources of Mughal decorative arts and the designs of decoration and finally describes the various forms of Mughal handicrafts illustrating them with works found on archaeological sites in India and select objects preserved in museums and private collection all over the world.Printed Pages: 220 with 100 colours illustrations. View more info

The Temples of Himachal Pradesh

By: Shantilal Nagar

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100029

ISBN: 8185179484

Condition: New

Indian History sh has been known from the time immemorial as the 'Land of Gods', who have their abodes in the entire length and breadth of the state. The deities enshrined therein, belong to different cults and creeds, of the Hindu, the Buddhist and the Jaina pantheons. These shrines belong to the different periods of Indian history, portray different schools of art and Architecture and have been handed over by the past in the form of stone as well as wooden or even brick structures of sikhara, pagoda, pentroof and dome shaped temples and monasteries. An attempt has been made in this work to ... 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

Fine Arts and Technical Science in Ancient India with Special Reference to Somesvara's Manasollasa (Art, Architecture Painting Grantha)

By: Shiva Shekhar Misra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100815

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 382. View more info

Historic Lucknow

By: Sidney Hay

Price: $15.09

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102812

ISBN: 8120609646

Condition: New

A very easy and informative account to the history of Lucknow. The book has 2 aspects one is that it offers a short sketch of the various rulers of Lucknow from Saadat Khan (1732-1739) to Wajid Ali Shah (1847-1856). The book then proceeds to describe the famous landmarks of this wonderful city; in all 35 edifices are described, among them are the Residency, the Alam Bagh, the bridges of Lucknow, Dilkusha Palace, Hazratganj, Machhi Bhawan, Rumi Darwaza the Sher Darwaza etc… The description are accompanied by black and white pen and ink illustrations. This book is a reprint of the 1936 edition... View more info

The Fall of the Mogul Empire

By: Sidney James Owen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chaukhamba Sanskrit Studies/Chaukhamba Amarabharati Prakshan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100954

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 294 with 50 b/w illustrations. View more info

Inscriptions of Orissa

By: Snigdha Tripathy

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101354

ISBN: 8177020188

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 264. View more info

8 Bengal Masters: Miracles of Existence

By: Soumik Nandy Majumdar

Price: $41.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 111946

ISBN: 9789385360015

Condition: New

Published on the occasion of the show ‘8 Bengal Masters: Miracles of Existence’, this volume explores the post-Colonial context of Bengal that produced some of the finest artists of all times. Focusing on eight eminent artists, from various practices of print-making, sculpture and painting, it traces how they embarked on individual artistic journeys fostered by a renewed modernist search for an appropriate style in tandem with their responses to the contemporary situation.Preceded by international figure like Rabindranath Tagore, stimulating cross-cultural contacts with the modern European... View more info

Daughters of India: Art and Identity

By: Stephen P. Huyler

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 111965

ISBN: 8189995014

Condition: New

One in every six women in the world lives in India, more than the combined female populations of North America, the European Union and the Middle East. Yet most people outside India know little about Indian women, who often receive confusing and inaccurate press covering.Daughters of India: Art and Identity profiles 20 women from diverse communities ranging from the rice paddies of far southern India to the tea plantations of the Himalayas and from the dry western deserts to the verdant east coast. They represent every woman: the traditional and the contemporary, the repressed and the highly i... View more info

Sonabai: Another Way of Seeing

By: Stephen P. Huyler

Price: $23.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 112003

ISBN: 8189995286

Condition: New

Sonabai Rajawar was one of the few self-taught artists of India, whose story expresses the capacity of human beings every where to meet their challenges head-on, and to draw from deep within their inner resources the strength and insight to change their lives.Sonabai: Another Way of Seeing is the result of years of research by the author. Through stories, insightful documentation and evocative images in colour, he conveys Sonabai’s life and that of her family and community, portraying the remarkable productivity that resulted from her isolation, and the influence she had on the work of seven... View more info

Manuscript and Manuscriptology in India

By: Subodh Gopal Nandi & Projit K. Palit (Eds)

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104179

ISBN: 8174791051

Condition: New

Preservation of manuscripts is a serious issue for the Librarians, Information Scientists and Archivists ever since human beings acquired the knowledge of writing. The manuscripts have the chances to be damaged by insects or due to tearing by use of rough handling; so it is most essential to repair these damages at the moment of identification. The preservation of manuscripts follows traditional as well as modern methods, which are scientific and preserve documents for further use. In traditional system of preservation herbals are used such as neem leaves, aswagandha leaves, dried ginger, kumk... View more info

Copper-Plate Inscriptions of Odisha: A Descriptive Catalogue

By: Subrata Kumar Acharya

Price: $73.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100328

ISBN: 8124607540

Condition: New

Odisha is well known for its epigraphical wealth. More than 400 copper-plate grants and 1,000 stone inscriptions ranging from the fourth to the sixteenth century ce have been discovered so far. In this volume, the author has taken extreme care in documenting all the published and unpublished copper-plate grants including the stray plates, spurious charters and the palimpsests. These epigraphs are grouped under different dynasties and the relevant data in each copper-plate inscription have been systematically classified making the volume a descriptive catalogue of the copper-plate inscriptions ... View more info

The Marshall Albums: Photography and Archaeology

By: Sudeshna Guha

Price: $64.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing/TBI:

Seller ID: 112842

ISBN: 1890206458

Condition: New

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The Timeless Art of Ajanta

By: Sudha Satyawadi

Price: $124.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100151

ISBN: 8173054304

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 356 with 1297 figures & maps & 41 colours illustrations. View more info

Proto-Historic Pottery of Indus Valley Civilisation: Study of Painted Motifs

By: Sudha Satyawadi

Price: $61.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111034

ISBN: 8124600309

Condition: New

In the 1920s was found one of the world’s oldest, most mysterious civilizations: the Indus Valley. Which, in view of the relatively more recent archaeological evidence, could possibly have evolved from a much older, indigenous culture: of about nine millennia ago — some 6000 years before the growth of Mesopotamian urbanism or about 2000 years before the Egyptian’s. Among a variety of excavated material remains, pottery affords a significant clue that influences archaeologists’ conclusions.Despite many a scholar’s avowed fascination for the pottery of the Indian subcontinent — since... View more info

Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology

By: Sunil Gupta

Price: $39.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indian Archaeology Society/D.K. Printworld:

Seller ID: 111033

ISBN: 8124608598

Condition: New

Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology was launched in 2003 by one of India’s leading academic institutions, the Centre for Research & Training in History, Archaeology and Palaeo-environment, New Delhi. The second issue is in the Press. The Journal is an outcome of the realization on the part of the international community of archaeologists and historians that India has no journal devoted exclusively to the archaeology of the Indian Ocean Rim countries, starting from the Red Sea through the South China Sea, although Indian occupies the central position in this vast area, with three-fourths of i... View more info

Great Stories from Modern India

By: Suresh Kohli (Ed.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105092

ISBN: 9789381607169

Condition: New

Stories from Modern India explores a variety of subjects—the struggle for Independence and communal disharmony by Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya and Samaresh Basu; manipulation and political influence by RK Narayan and Manohar Malgaonkar; ambition by Bhisham Sahni; jealousy and sacrifice, aptly depicted by Ismat Chughtai; love and betrayal, portrayed by Gopinath Mohanty; freedom and choice, reaffirmed by Sagar Sarhadi, and also corruption, desertion, superstition and migration—through a gamut of human emotions, highlighting the universality of their themes.Printed Pages: 250. View more info

The Art of Painting: Under the Great Mughals

By: T.N. Mishra

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2014

Seller ID: 101531

ISBN: 8173201404

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 134. View more info

Art Manufactures of India

By: T.N. Mukharji

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100283

ISBN: 8173051763

Condition: New

The present work contains an account of the most important art-manufactures of India. The book depicts the clever ingenuity of Indian artisans in turning out beautiful and original examples of art-workmanship. It provides a stimulating and perceptive survey of the Indian art-manufactures ranging from Fine Arts and Decorative Arts to Pottery, Glass, Leather and Textile Manufactures and traces their history, places of manufacture and prices. The book displays the great artistic wealth of India and attempts to bring about a true appreciation of Indian manufactures. Printed Pages: 451. View more info

Abhyudaya: Recent Researches in Epigraphy and Numismatics

By: T.S. Ravishankar & S. Swaminathan (Eds)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2016

Seller ID: 112618

ISBN: 818090377X

Condition: New

As a tribute to the memory of Dr. K.V. Ramesh, a collec-tion of essays is presented by scholars who admired and adored him. Dr. K.V. Ramesh, for whom this collection of essays is meant, was such a scholar, whose scholarship was widely acclaimed and applauded. An erudite scholar and accomplished epigraphist of high caliber Dr. Ramesh com-bined in himself the orthodoxy of old school of thought and recent trends in the Indian historiography. Dr. Ramesh was a versatile genius whose passion included not only epigraphy but also other fields. His mastery of Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannada, and English was r... View more info

Across the Himalayan Gap: An Indian Quest for Understanding China

By: Tan Chung (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Gyan Publishing House: 1998

Seller ID: 101700

ISBN: 8121206170

Condition: New

This book is the fruition of Step 1 of a project launched by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) whic is a premier Indian research institution dedicated to a holistic understanding world civilization and to the promotion of information and insight between different cultures of the world. "Sino-Indian Studies" is a special window of IGNCA drawing inspiration from Gurudeva Rabindranath Tagore's longing for reenacting the history of the "great pilgrimage" and path-opening" - "to maintain the [Sino-Indian] "intercourse of culture and friendship", ... View more info

The Tata Collection of Chinese Antiquities in the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India)

By: Terese Tse Bartholomew & He Li (Authors)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (The Prince of Wales Museum): 2002

Seller ID: 112281

ISBN: 8190102028

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 131 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Experience Agra and Around on the Round

By: Times Group Books

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104623

ISBN: 9789382299745

Condition: New

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Experience Haryana Along the Highways

By: Times Group Books

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104624

ISBN: 9789380942858

Condition: New

History is Haryanas most attractive feature there is a lot of it around. From the site of the mythic Mahabharata war to several epoch-changing battles down the ages; from hundreds of monuments, pilgrimage centers and archeological sites, the state has plenty to sate the curiosity of the keen traveller.Experience Haryana: Along the Highways is the complete illustrated guide to some better known cities and lesser visited small towns of Haryana, unveiling Mughal-era monuments, isolated tombs, historic temples and shrines, old havelis and archeological sites along the way. Hit the highways to savo... View more info

Experience Jaipur In 101 Ways

By: Times Group Books

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104626

ISBN: 8189906844

Condition: New

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Experience Chhatisgarh: On the Road

By: Times Group Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104994

ISBN: 9789384038250

Condition: New

Chhattisgarh, with its stunning wildlife sanctuaries and waterfalls, a fascinating tribal culture and handicrafts tradition, is gradually creating a niche for itself in the tourism map of India. Experience Chhattisgarh: On the Road takes one on a road trip to some of the state’s most fascinating destinations and captures the local flavour of the state. The drives are from four nodal points: Raipur, Bilaspur, Ambikapur and Jagdalpur-Bastar. These bustling cities have ample accommodation facilities from where you can explore the destinations around in a day or slightly longer trips. There is a... View more info

Foundations of Oriental Art and Symbolism

By: Titus Burckhardt (Author), Brian Keeble (Frwd) & Michael Oren Fitzgerald (Ed.)

Price: $64.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102502

ISBN: 8178223724

Condition: New

It is an edited collection of the author's most important articles on oriental art and symbolism, with illustrations from the traditional oriental civilizations. These illustrations provide an insightful descriptions and explanations, with a small taste of the beauty that permeated the traditional Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist worlds - a beauty that has in large part been overwhelmed and swallowed by our modern era. Part I, 'Oriental Art', begins with Burckhardt's introduction to traditional oriental art. In the following three chapters the author explores the artistic foundations of each of th... View more info

The Volatile World of Sovereignty: The Vratya Problem and Kingship in South Asia

By: Tiziana Pantillo, Cristina Bignami, Moreno Dore & Elena Mucciarelli (Eds)

Price: $39.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100542

ISBN: 812460830X

Condition: New

This volume stems from the three-year Research Project Traces of a ‘Heterodox’ Concept of Kingship in Ancient, Medieval and Modern India financed by the “Regione Autonoma della Sardegna”, developed by Cristina Bignami, Danila Cinellu, Ewa Debicka-Borek, Moreno Dore, Elena Mucciarelli, Chiara Neri and coordinated by Tiziana Pontillo. It mainly tries to postulate an alternative explanation to the vratya-phenomenon correlated with the heterodox facets of Indian sovereignty. Thus, the work consistently offers a new historical interpretation of the rise of the so-called orthodox Brahmanic (... View more info

Reverie with Raza on the Occasion of Nirantar: An Aesthetic Continuum

By: Uma Nair

Price: $29.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 112001

ISBN: 9789385360152

Condition: New

In an age where contemporary art has changed in mediums and language, scope and intent, this book weighs in on the moodiness, methodology, efforts, mental blitzkriegs and inner workings of modern master of art Syed Haider Raza.This book unravels the workings of Raza’s oeuvre and life at the age of 94 years. It is an attempt at appraising and transmitting the prevailing winds of intent and insight in the works of Raza through conversations with him about contemporary art. Living now in Delhi, Raza is going through a revolution in which he is bringing back his past in his works—he is ploughi... View more info