Indian Architecture (Buddhist and Hindu Period)

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Read Books Ltd, Apr 16, 2013 - Architecture - 438 pages
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This classic book contains a wealth of information on Indian architecture during the Buddhist and Hindu periods, and will make an excellent addition to the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in the subject. This volume deals with the Early, Buddhist and Brahmanical aspect of Indian architecture. In India man’s ideals have found expression in numerous noble monuments showing that few countries possess a richer architectural heritage. To the student the value of these productions needs no emphasis, for from such achievements it is possible to reconstruct much of the past and to visualize the social and political conditions of the country as phase succeeded phase, and one period merged into another.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
BUILDING DURING THE RULE OF THE EARLY MAURYAN
ASOKA AND THE BEGINNINGS OF THE BUDDHIST SCHOOL cir
THE BUILDING ARTUNDER THE SUNGAS AND ANDHRAS cir 185
THE EARLY
THE MAHAYANA OR THEISTIC BUDDHIST MONASTERIES
BUDDHISTARCHITECTURE IN SOUTHERN INDIA 200 B C to
EVOLUTION OF THE TEMPLE
UNDER THE PANDYAS cir 1100 to 1350
THE NORTHERN OR INDOARYAN STYLE
THE NORTHERN OR INDOARYAN STYLE
THE NORTHERN OR INDOARYAN STYLE
THE NORTHERN OR INDOARYAN STYLE Concluded
TEMPLES WITH GABLED AND MULTIPLE ROOFS
THE BUILDING ART OF NEPAL
THE CAPITAL CITIES OF CEYLON

THE EARLY CHALUKYAN PHASE AT AIHOLE BADAMI
THE FINAL PHASE A D 600 to 900
ITS GENESIS UNDER THE PALLAVAS cir
THE PAGODAS OF BURMA
CAMBODIA
JAVA AND BALI

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