Bombay Gothic (Paperback)

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Bombay Gothic (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.
Christopher W London earned a doctorate from Oxford University in 1987 with a dissertation on British Architecture in Victorian Bombay. An art and architectural historian, he specializes in British architecture in India, and has won an award for his work in building preservation in New York. Affiliated to the Royal Institute of British Architects, he has lectured at Cambridge University, for the Victorian Society of Great Britain, and for the Society for South Asian Studies in London. He was guest editor and contributing author to Architecture in Victorian and Edwardian India (1994) and The Arts of Kutch (2000), and has contributed to Bombay to Mumbai: Changing Perspectives (1997), Lucknow: Then and Now (2003) and Banaras: The City Revealed (2005) all published by Marg, Mumbai. The Times of India and The Indian Architect & Builder, as well as several newspapers in London and Cambridge, have carried his articles. The author resides in London and New York.
Product Details ISBN: 9788184956047
ISBN-10: 8184956045
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
Publication Date: July 15th, 2015
Pages: 156
Language: English