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John Irwin

Published by Royal Asiatic Society. April, 1951., London (1951)

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About this Item: Royal Asiatic Society. April, 1951., London, 1951. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Octavo (14.5 x 22 cms approx). 3 Pages. Original printed wrappers as issued. Scarce. The condition will reflect the fragile and ephemeral format of the production; very good overall. This is a Publisher's Offprint, not an extract or a reprint. An offprint is produced by the publisher's of journals in very small quantities, with the usual intention of allowing the author to present them to friends or colleagues and for review. The printing is done simultaneously with the main journal, and then they are bound up in specially printed wrappers with the author's name and title printed. They are considered quite collectable and desirable due to their intimate connection to the author of the work, rather than the more mass produced nature of the full journal. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a reprint or an extract, it is an Offprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 16. Category: Royal Asiatic Society Offprints; Inventory No: 139160. Seller Inventory # 139160

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C.B. Pandey

Published by Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan, Delhi, India (1983)

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About this Item: Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan, Delhi, India, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Chap. I : CULTURAL BACKGROUND : India's Contact with Western World; Cultural Contact with Persia; Greco-Indian Contact in Pre-Mauryan, Period; Evolution of Concept of Chakravarti; Evolution of the Concept of Dhar-maraja and Dharmavijaya; Difference between Brahmanical and Buddhist Concepts of Dharmavijaya Chap. II : ARTISTIC BACKGROUND : Indus Valley Art and Western World; Sculpture; Bronze sculpture; Art Activities in the Vedic Period; Art of Mahajanapada period; Art in the Sutra Literature; Achaemenid Art in India Chap. III : CITY PLANNING AND PALACE Architecture : Cities and Palaces in the Pre-Mauryan Period; City Planning in ArthaSdstra; Description of Assembly Hall in Mahabhdrata; Identification of Sabha of Sabhaparvan; Persian influence on the Mauryan Palace; Authorship of the Mauryan Palace Chap. IV : CAVE ARCHITECTURE : Introductory; Barabara Group of Caves; Kama Chaupar; Lomasa Rsi Cave; Nagarjuni Groups of Caves; Gopika Cave; Vahiyaka Cave; Sitamarhi Cave Chap. V : STUPAS : Ancient Tradition of Stupas; Development of Stupa Architecture; Asoka a Great Builder of Stupas; Stupas of Bharahut; The Stupa of Sanchi Chap. VI : PILLARS : Introductory; Asoka's Pillar as Seen by Fa-hien; ASoka's Pillar as seen by Yuan Chwang; other Asokan Pillars; Possibility of Availability of other Asokan Pillars; Problem of pre-Asokan Pillars; Component Part of Mauryan pillars; Worksmanship; Chronology of Mauryan Pillars; Problem of Foreign influence Chap. VII : CAPITALS : Description of the Capitals; Chronology of the Capitals; Symbolism of the Capitals; Analysis of the Views of the Scholars; Symbolism of the Sarnath Lion Capital; Origin and foreign influence on Mauryan capitals; comparison between Persian base and Mauryan Capital Hellenistic influence on the Mauryan Capitals Chap. VIII : Sculptures : Introductory; Lions; Quadrupartite Lions; Bulls; Elephants; folk art Chap. IX : CONCLUDING REMARKS : Origin of the Mauryan Art; Influence of the Mauryan art in the Subsequent Period. Seller Inventory # 103789

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Sharma D.P.

ISBN 10: 9386463040 ISBN 13: 9789386463043

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About this Item: Condition: New. pp. xxix + 230. Seller Inventory # 370523549

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D P Sharma and Madhuri Sharma

Published by Kaveri Book Services (2017)

ISBN 10: 9386463040 ISBN 13: 9789386463043

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About this Item: Kaveri Book Services, 2017. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st Edition. Mauryan Art (c. 321-185 B.C.) is the formative stage of early Indian Art and its roots are present in Harappan Art (c. 2700-2000 B.C.) of north-western part of South Asia. A few motifs of the Mauryan art, like the back-to-back Lions, Bull, Linga and Arghya, Trisula, Nandipada, Lotus, Srivatsa, Kalash, Chiti (Ratha chiti), monolithic polished pillar and rock-cut architecture are found in the lower tradition of Harappan art which were developed into higher tradition of Mauryan Art during 3rd. c. B.C. onwards. The Mauryan artist evolved new forms of art and architecture. Religion and spiritualism later became integral part of the Mauryan Art. This book contains ten chapters, which discuss on political history of Mauryan empire, art and architecture of Ashokan pillars, Mauryan Art, polished ring and disc stones, Mauryan terracottas, Mauryan architecture, Mauryan stupa and monastery, rock-cut architecture of Mauryan age. Further it also deals with Acharya Chanakya (c. 350-275 B.C.) who is also known as Kautilya and Vishnu Gupta. The last chapter is on Arthasastra of Kautilya and at the end, there are articles on Mohenjodaro ritual architecture. This well-illustrated book, with notes and references, covers a wide range in the field of archaeological research and will be of interest to the research scholars as well as archaeologist. Seller Inventory # 123191

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S.P. Gupta

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation

ISBN 10: 8176467669 ISBN 13: 9788176467667

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About this Item: B.R. Publishing Corporation. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # Durga-9788176467667

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S.P. Gupta

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation

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S.P. Gupta

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation (2011)

ISBN 10: 8170180619 ISBN 13: 9788170180616

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About this Item: B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2011. 120 b/w plates, 4 Col. plates, 167 b/w figs (illustrator). Reprint. Contents Preface 1 The pillars 2 Ringstones 3 The sculpture and art motifs 4 The terracottas 5 The rock cut caves 6 The architecture 7 The polemics Summing up Appendices Select Bibliography IndexCivilization sophistication and curtains apparently go together; for as urbanization grows man closes the windows of his house veils them with colourful drapes and shuts out light So too does he screen his mind with cherished beliefs and makes them proof against doubts and new concepts Occasionally some one arrives begins to doubt and starts questioning the established views SP Gupta does exactly this in The Roots of Indian Art He has pushed aside the blinds thrown open the Oeil-de-boeui and allowed light to pour in so that the Formative Period 300-200 BC Mauryan and Late Mauryan of Indian art and architecture is better illuminatedThe root of the huge tree of Indian Art goes deep into time and spreads over a large part of the oriental world To trace the roots of this towering evergreen is o mean task The colossal nature of the undertaking can be gauged from the fact that the geographical territories covered here include vast areas from three continents-Europe Asia and Africa with their diverse traditions in art architecture culture language race and people Yet the author has encompassed his them within the confines of a single fully documented and comprehensive volume He has marshaled a large array of facts and figures and presented them in six chapters such as The pillars the ringstones the sculptures and art motifs the terracottas the rock cut caves and the architecture each one neatly divided into short bibliography arranged in historical perspective complete documentation and highly penetrating discussion He has provided aids to comprehension in the shape of hundreds of illustrations such as maps charts sketches photographs and coloured plates Further he has encapsulated the quintessence of his thesis in the chapter titled The Polemics and also Summing Up The Backdrop discusses some of the fundamental questions regarding the background of the formative period of Indian ArtThis book shall serve as a beacon to all research scholars students and interested readers tormented by doubts and questions and enable them to appreciate the art and architecture of Early India more intimately than hitherto 377 pp. Seller Inventory # 97218

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S.P. Gupta

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation (2011)

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S.P. Gupta

Published by B.R. Publishing Corporation (2011)

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