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Hindu India : from Khajuraho to the temple city of Madurai /

By: Contributor(s): Language: English Original language: French Series: Taschen's world architecturePublication details: Köln ; New York : Taschen, ©1998.Description: 237 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cmISBN:
  • 3822876496
  • 9783822876497
Uniform titles:
  • Inde hindoue. English
Subject(s): Also issued online.
Contents:
Introduction: a religious architecture -- The first rock-cut temples: from man-made caves to stone-built temples -- The great flowering of medieval temples: from the Chalukya School to the Cholas of Thanjavur -- The towers of Bhubaneshwar: the eastern Indian aesthetic -- The culmination of medieval architecture: Khajuraho: a consummate architectural achievement -- New architecture in the Deccan: the Hoysala style and the 'soapstone' temples -- The apotheosis of southern Indian architecture: from the Hampi Princes to the Nayaks of Madurai -- Conclusion: the weight of tradition.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 234) and indexes.

Introduction: a religious architecture -- The first rock-cut temples: from man-made caves to stone-built temples -- The great flowering of medieval temples: from the Chalukya School to the Cholas of Thanjavur -- The towers of Bhubaneshwar: the eastern Indian aesthetic -- The culmination of medieval architecture: Khajuraho: a consummate architectural achievement -- New architecture in the Deccan: the Hoysala style and the 'soapstone' temples -- The apotheosis of southern Indian architecture: from the Hampi Princes to the Nayaks of Madurai -- Conclusion: the weight of tradition.

Also issued online.

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