Facets of South Indian Art and Architecture

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The book Facets of South Indian Art and Architecture is a stimulative and perceptive survey of different aspects of South Indian art, architecture, history and culture. It provides unparalleled source of insight into South Indian Civilization containing a detailed account of archaeological and artistic data and incorpo...Read more

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The book Facets of South Indian Art and Architecture is a stimulative and perceptive survey of different aspects of South Indian art, architecture, history and culture. It provides unparalleled source of insight into South Indian Civilization containing a detailed account of archaeological and artistic data and incorporating the latest researches on the subject.

Divided into two volumes, the book contains essays on important aspects of South Indian art and architecture, grouped under the following seven major headings:

(1) The Beginnings, (2) Saiva Traditions, (3) Temple Art and Architecture, (4)Sakta Traditions, (5) Sculptural, (6) Bronzes and (7) Paintings, Jewels, etc. Each heading includes a number of self-contained articles discussed under a chronological framework. Fresh evidences in known subjects are marshaled and new aspects are outlined and each subject is provided a firm basis and viewed from a refreshingly original angle. Each study could be pursued individually or as a part of the whole for a proper understanding of South Indian art and architecture.

Perceptive, insightful and selective, the book is an indispensable reference tool. The unusual variety of the subject and the notable richness of illustrations combine to make this a work of endless fascination. The book will prove to be an invaluable asset not only to the academicians, art-historians, archaeologists, orientalists, researchers and libraries but also to the lay readers.

Details of Book :-

  • Author - R.Nagaswamy
  • ISBN - 8173052468
  • Language - English
  • Size - 10.8 x 8.7 x 1.6 inches
  • Pages - 396
  • Binding - Hardbound
  • Volumes - 2
  • Weight - 2 kgs (approx.)
  • Publisher - Aryan Books International
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