Southern India: A Guide To Monuments Sites & Museums by George MichellSouthern India: A Guide To Monuments Sites & Museums by George Michell

Southern India: A Guide To Monuments Sites & Museums

byGeorge Michell

Paperback | October 1, 2014

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This essential travel guide to Southern India's varied heritage covers all the major Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and European historical monuments and sites in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. There are amazing descriptions of forts and palaces, temple architecture, sculpture and painting, mosques and tombs, churches and civic buildings. Plan trips by using the travel-friendly itineraries, accompanied by useful location maps. This essential travel guide contains comprehensive coverage of the region's cities and monuments, museums, and archaeological sites. It includes all the major sites the great port cities of Mumbai, Chennai and Kochi; the citadels of Golconda, Vijaynagara and Gingee; the rock-cut sanctuaries at Ajanta and Ellora; the temples at Badami, Halebid and Thanjuvar; the mosques of Hyderabad and Bijapur; and the cathedrals at Goa and hundreds of less well-known places.
George Michell trained as an architect in Melbourne, and then obtained a PhD in Indian Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, with a dissertation on Early Chalukya temples. Since then he has undertaken numerous documentation and research projects, most recently with John M. Fritz at Hampi. Sure...
Title:Southern India: A Guide To Monuments Sites & MuseumsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:580 pages, 7.85 × 4.92 × 1.44 inPublished:October 1, 2014Publisher:Roli BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8174369201

ISBN - 13:9788174369208

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