Buddhist And Hindu Architecture In India

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Publisher CBS Publications All Architecture books by CBS Publications
ISBN 9788123909738
Author: Satish Grover
Number of Pages 230
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Buddhist And Hindu Architecture In India by Satish Grover
Book Summary:

The book is intended to provide sufficient reading for the student of architecture to be able to probe more detailed writings on the subject with sufficient confidence; to break down the cynicism of the practising modern Indian architect to the countrys architectural heritage and to arm the more inquisitively inclined tourist of India with sufficient background material to appreciate the essence of Indian architecture. To achieve the above it has been necessary to take some liberties from the classic way of writing a book on historical architecture. In this as far as possible In spite of the poor communication systems of the past every human action in one part of the world is somehow derived from another and interconnected with yet another. A study of history is meaningful only because it is so. The same principle is applicable to the history of architecture.


Audience of the Book :
This book will be useful for Architecture & Interior Design students.

Table of Contents:

1. Indus Valley Civilization

2. Aryan Immigration and the Vedic Period

3. Buddha, Mahavira and the Mauryas

4. The Ahimsa of Asoka the Great

5. The Shungas, the Merchants and the Buddhists

6. The Andhras of the South

7. The Greeks, Kushans and the 'Larger Vehicle'

8. The 'Sanskrit' Brahminism of the Guptas

9. The Chalukyas and the Guptas

10. Harsha, the Last Great Buddhist

11. The Chalukya-Pallava Power Balance

12. The Triumphant Pallavas and Rashtrakutas

13. The Feudal North

14. Rajput 'Vanshas' and the Kalinga Kings

15. The Chandelas ofBundelkhand

16. The Hindu Jaina Axis of Gujarat

17. The Mystique of the Vastupurushamandala

18. The Splendours ofMedieval India

19. Cholas and Pandyas-The Magnificent Tamils

20. The Hoysalas of the Kamataka

21. Vijayanagar-The Last Great Glory

22. Nayaks of the Deep South

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