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Islamic Architecture of Deccan (With Special Emphasis to Rayalaseema Region)

Price : $79.75
ISBN # : 9788185616711
Author : R. Vasantha & M. A. Mannan Basha
pages: 196
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Sharada Publishing House
Published : 2006

The social and artistic ingenuities of the Adil Shahis, Qutb Shahis and Mughals brought a fresh breeze into this region and gave a new life to Islamic art in the Deccan specially Rayalaseema region and revitalized it into fresh activities, which were undreamed of in the preceding ages. Islamic Architecture Of Deccan scans the geographical, historical and religious background in which the Islamic monuments and its architecture progressed in Deccan and later in the Rayalaseema region. It brings the monuments (mosques, tombs and dargahs) into focus with a rich examination of its architectural and geometrical patterns with their esoteric and philosophical values, analyzing it is relation to the Adil Shahi, Qutb Shahi and Mughal tradition within which it was created. Copiously illustrated with colour plates,plans and maps, this is an essential book for anyone interested in Islamic art and architecture and is the perfect guide to the enthralling monuments of Rayalaseema.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 18 October, 2012.
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