Elephanta (Paperback)

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Elephanta (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.
George Michell obtained his PhD in the field of early western Chalukya temple architecture from the School of Oriental African Studies, University of London, in 1974. From 1974 to 1977, he directed courses on Asian architecture at the Architectural Association, London, and was the co-editor of Art and Archaeology Research Papers from 1972 to 1982. Since the 1980s, he has co-directed an international team of scholars and students at Vijayanagara, the medieval Hindu site in Karnataka. George Michell has also lectured at universities and museums throughout the USA, Europe, India and Australia. Among his many publications are The Royal Palaces of India, Islamic Heritage of the Deccan, Architecture of the Islamic World: Its History and Social Meaning and Hindu Art and Architecture.
Product Details ISBN: 9788184956030
ISBN-10: 8184956037
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
Publication Date: July 15th, 2015
Pages: 144
Language: English