Hampi Vijayanagara (Paperback)

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Hampi Vijayanagara (Paperback)

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Explore the rich world of Indian art and architecture with these lavishly photographed books, presented with maps, building plans and rare archival material. Each title is a comprehensive guide to a heritage jewel, from gothic Bombay to the haunting caves of Elephanta, the magnificent monuments of Gulbarga, Bijapur and Bidar, the temples and rock-cut shrines at Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal and finally, the vast ruins of ancient Hampi.
John M Fritz received a PhD in Anthropology with a specialty in Archaeology from the University of Chicago. He is currently Consulting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Since 1981, he and George Michell have co-directed an extensive documentation of the Hampi Vijayanagara site. With Michell he is author of Hampi: A Story in Stone. George Michell trained as an architect and obtained a PhD in Indian Archaeology at the school of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has carried out research on many historical sites in India including the Deccan, Bengal, Gujarat and the palace city of Vijayanagara in Karnataka. His publications include Architecture of the Islamic World, Royal Palaces of India, Oriental Scenery, Hindu Art and Architecture, Islamic Heritage of the Deccan, Blue Guide to Southern India and Elephanta.
Product Details ISBN: 9788184956023
ISBN-10: 8184956029
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
Publication Date: July 15th, 2015
Pages: 160
Language: English