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The art and architecture of the Indian subcontinent

Author: J C Harle
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1994.
Series: Pelican history of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Thirty years' research and first-hand knowledge of the area have enabled the author to trace the cultural contacts which have contributed to the rich mosaic of sculpture, temples, mosques, and painting that have gone towards the creation of one of the great civilizations of the world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harle, J.C. (James C.).
Art and architecture of the Indian subcontinent.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)805931303
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J C Harle
ISBN: 0300062176 9780300062175
OCLC Number: 31525046
Description: 601 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part One: Early Indian Art --
1. Early monuments and sculpture --
2. Early rock-cut architecture --
3. Mathura --
4. The art of Gandhara --
Part Two: The Gupta Period --
5. Introduction --
6. Mathura --
7 Sarnath, Easter Uttar Pradesh and Bihar --
8. Temples and sculpture --
9. The later or Mahayana Caves at Ajanta --
Part Three: Teh Post-Gupta Period --
10. Later rock-cut temples --
11. Western India and Madhya Pradesh --
12. Orissa --
13. The Deccan, meeting-place of North and South --
14. Kashmir --
15. Eastern India and Bangladesh --
Part Four: The Later Hindu Period --
16. Western India, Malwa, and Madhya Pradesh --
17. Orissa --
18. The Deccan --
Part Five: South India --
19. Introduction --
20. The Pallavas --
21. The early Cola period --
22. The later Cola period --
23. Vijayanagara --
24. Kerala --
Part Six: Painting --
25. Mural painting and the beginnings of miniature painting --
26. Mughal painting --
27. Painting in Rajasthan, Malwa, and central India --
28. Deccani painting --
29. Pahari painting --
Part Seven: Indo-Islamic architecture --
30. The Delhi Sultanate --
31. The Provincial styles --
32. The Deccan --
33. Pahari painting --
Part Eight: Sri Lanka --
34. Buddhism preserved --
Part Nine: Nepal --
35. A national syncretism
Series Title: Pelican history of art.
Responsibility: J.C. Harle.

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