Delhi Through Ages: Art and architecture
Delhi The Capital Of India Has Always A Most Significant Bearing On The Political And Socio-Economic Condition Of Several Rulers And The Ruled. The City Flourished Commercially As It Remained A Hub Of Various Business Activities For Several Centuries. Its Affluence Developed Its Rich Heritage And The Intelligentia Sought Patronage With The Benevolence Of Many Rulers Who Bequeathed Their Immense Interest In Art, Architecture And Development Of Scholarship Among The Masses.The City Is Well Known For Its Historical Buildings Built By Numerous Rulers. The Masons And The Artisans Were Not Only Indians But Also From Persia, Afghanistan And Other Countries. Indeed, These Buildings Depict The Aesthetic Sense Of Several Rulers. These Buildings Include Forts, Temples, Mosques, Churches, Gurudwaras, Tombs, Tanks And Gardens. Whereas, These Architectural Creations Were Costly In Terms Of The Money Spent On Them, They Depict The Style Of Various Dynasties Which Wielded Power In Our Sub-Continent.The Present Theme Delhi Through Ages Has Been Devised Into The Following Segments.Vol.1 Ancient And Medieval DelhiVol.2 Art And ArchitectureVol.3 Modern DelhiVol.4 Capital Of IndiaVol.5 Society And CultureThese Volumes, Indeed, Are Very Useful For Teachers, Scholars And Students In Our Sub-Continent As Well As In Other Parts Of The World Where Indian History Is Taught. They Will Meet A Long-Felt Need.
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