Temple Towns of Tamil Nadu

Temple Towns of Tamil Nadu

by George Michell
     
 

Tamil Nadu preserves a remarkable and vigorous religious tradition which has dominated the every day lives of the people, inspiring major building projects. This book acknowledges the genius of South Indian architecture and art and focuses on t he interaction between sacred and urban space. The temple towns of Kanchipuram, Tiruvannamalai,  See more details below

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Tamil Nadu preserves a remarkable and vigorous religious tradition which has dominated the every day lives of the people, inspiring major building projects. This book acknowledges the genius of South Indian architecture and art and focuses on t he interaction between sacred and urban space. The temple towns of Kanchipuram, Tiruvannamalai,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788185026213
Publisher:
Marg Foundation
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 12.74(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author

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. Surendra Kumar studied information technology in Bengaluru, and now works part-time as a photographer, specializing in panoramic topographic views. His work has been spectacularly showcased in Discovering the Deccan (Pictor, Mumbai)

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