Jain, Shikha et al.
ISBN: 9789385360534, 9385360531
One of the most ambitious developmental schemes planned on India's independence was the city planning of Chandigarh--a symbolic gesture towards the country's future. Gandhi Bhawan, designed by Pierre Jeanneret in 1962, is an iconic landmark of this grand scheme associated with 'national identity' and 'campus building' in modern India. As a significant part of this genre of urban architectural e...
ISBN: 9788186480960, 818648096X
ISBN: 9788124606759, 8124606757
Jain, Mahendra Raja (ed.)
ISBN: 9789383233502, 9383233508
Subject index of articles published in Hans, Aug. 1986 to Nov. 2013, a Hindi magazine, ed. By Rajendra Yadav.
ISBN: 9789383243204, 9383243201
This book documents the growth of printed images of punishments in hell from 19th-and 20th-century India. It traces the sources of iconography and formal visual structures that found new expression in late 19th-century chromolithographs showing deeds and their punishments. These prints, often titled Karni Bharni (reap as you sow), remain part of a living tradition, being still commercially prod...
Jain, Shikha et al
ISBN: 9781935677758, 1935677756
The City Palace at Udaipur has gone through generations of change and transformation since its inception as the genius loci of Udaipur in the mid-16th century. Twenty-two generations of custodians from the House of Mewar, who have safeguarded and developed this invaluable resource of Udaipur, have contributed to five distinct phases and styles of architecture that subsequently impacted the urba...
Brancaccio, Pia (ed.)
ISBN: 9788192110677, 8192110672
From the 2nd century BCE to the 10th century CE, rock-cut temples and monasteries appeared at various sites in the subcontinent-most notably across the western Deccan. Carved on the edge of the basaltic plateau, the cave sites were strategically placed near ancient trade routes and fertile land, showcasing architectural spaces designed for a variety of worship practices and monastic uses.
ISBN: 9789380574080, 9380574088
This book on `Lutyens' Delhi traces the history and evolution of capital of India, its treatment and conservation efforts through the successive master plans, starting with Interim General Plan of Delhi in 1957, and the forces of `development'.
Shah, Jitendra B (ed.)
ISBN: 9788185857077, 8185857075
Contains articles, reviews by Prof. Mahendale, veteran indologist and erstwhile Professor of Sanskrit at the Deccan College, Pune on indological subjects.
ISBN: 9788188703159, 818870315X
This book not a mere catalogue, delves deep into each artifact and explores its underlying essence, metaphoric meaning, spiritual connotation, and the message that it reveals. Detailed captions encompassing not mere technical data but also each object's soul apart the book comprises well researched introductory notes, analyzing each aspect of folk art, seeking to classify them into various grou...
Jain, PC (ed.)
ISBN: 9788188703142, 8188703141
This expanded and revised edition of this book reproduces a wide range of Indian miniature paintings and other artifacts, line-drawings, stencils, photographs, litho and prints of antique value, representing some form or other of Indian painting. It has a very rich section of miniatures and other artifacts from the plains of Punjab. In view of its great width, the section has been divided into ...
ISBN: 9788170557425, 8170557429
...4 Parts.;Part-1: ISBN:9788192553108;Part-2: ISBN:9788192553115;Part-3: ISBN:9788192553122;Part-4: ISBN:9788192553139;
This issue is on: Cloth and India: 1947-2005
In most earlier works and writings, this region has been cast as an exotic and mysterious hidden land. This issue of Marg interrogates the manner in which places are constructed by the perceptions of outsiders as well as self-imaging by locals for political and economic ends. These essays here highlight the processes that inform the making of tradition, ritual, material culture and regional her...
On bronzecasters, fabrics & Textiles
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