Architecture is. referred to as A Mirror of Civilization; a new book on its history thus presents a new interpretation a different way of looking at this mirror. A record of 5000 years of sequential development of architecture in this subcontinent spread over such a large area with such cultural diversity of people culminating in metamorphosed phases of rich and fascinating achievements is no easy task.This book refers to ancient but it starts with the earliest records of the Indus Valley Civilization and weaves through the Vedic and Buddha periods the golden period of the Guptas Chalukyas Pallavas Cholas Chandelas and various other regional domains and thus covers the period from about 3000 BC to the 12 th century AD. The full canvass is fascinating & colorful with variety a forms tones and shades of growing and falling empires and kingdoms building edifices recording for posterity their glorious achievements.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Subject||Architecture & Interior Design|
|About the Author||S Maheshwari|