Banaras, the City Revealed

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George Michell, Rana P. B. Singh
Marg Publications, 2005 - Travel - 152 pages
Existing books on Banaras vary from evocative phot ographic treatments of the city and its picturesqu e riverside frontage to studies of present-day religious beliefs and practices. None of these, however, deal with the architecture and art of the city within a specific historical context. Banaras The City Revealed provides a close

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George Michell trained as an architect in Melbourne, and then obtained a PhD in Indian Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, with a dissertation on Early Chalukya temples. Since then he has undertaken numerous documentation and research projects, most recently with John M. Fritz at Hampi. Surendra Kumar studied information technology in Bengaluru, and now works part-time as a photographer, specializing in panoramic topographic views. His work has been spectacularly showcased in Discovering the Deccan (Pictor, Mumbai)

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