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Calukya Architecture: Medieval temples of northern Karnataka built during the rule of the Calukya of Kalyana and thereafter, AD 1000–1300, 3 vols

by Gerard Foekema

Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

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This three volume book gives a complete survey of the surviving Hindu and Jaina temples in the northen half of Karnatka from the period AD 1000-1300.These temples form a homogenous body of monuments that is one of the most interesting in India.From an architectural point of view it is the most interesting of all,because an important charactersticof Indian temples-their decoration with architecture-is taken to its limits.Nowhere else in India,or for that matter in the entire world,the decoration of architecture with architecture is so abundant and so detailed. In addition to their scholarly value,the present volumes are very valuable for any layman with interest in architecture.This is because the monuments of the period are so extremely interesting for their sophisticated play with architectural elements, and so instructive.With regard to photographs this book easily surpasses all others on old indian temples

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Book :
Calukya Architecture: Medieval temples of northern Karnataka built during the rule of the Calukya of Kalyana and thereafter, AD 1000–1300, 3 vols
Book ID :
2164
Author :
Gerard Foekema
ISBN 13 :
9788121510707
Year of Publication :
2003
Edition :
First
Publisher :
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Binding :
Hardcover
Pages :
2008
Size :
23 x 29 cm
Weight :
7.894 kg
Illustrations :
203 figures, 1184 b/w illustrations and 15 maps.

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