New Facets of Indian Art- Architecture and Epigraphy (Essays in Honour of Prof. S.L. Shanta Kumari)

New Facets of Indian Art- Architecture and Epigraphy (Essays in Honour of Prof. S.L. Shanta Kumari)

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZG193
Author: Various Authors
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2020
ISBN: 9788194293712
Pages: 348 (Throughout B/w Illustrations)
Other Details 11.00x9.00 inch
Weight 1.30 kg

Book Description

About the Book
The volume in honor Prof. Shantakumari original articles organized under sections: Art and Architecture Epigraphy.

first section, Art and Architecture, includes variety papers dealing with pan art themes beginning the Mauryan through to Vijayanagara, covering motifs, Buddhist temple architecture, sculpture, iconography, painting, symbolism, interpretation themes, archaeological field investigation of remains, and architecture geo-cultural interactions, on.

second section, Epigraphy, comprises of themes from Epigraphy, which deal with epigraphs from the Medieval period. cover discoveries, reconstructions from epigraphic evidence, restudy interpretation known epigraphs, structural analysis inscriptions understanding tank irrigation, conceptual aspects memorial traditions, inscriptions, etc.

book will be useful Indologists, S. Leela Shantakumari (b.1938) completed from the Maharani's College at Mysore and M.A. History from the Karnatak University at Dharwad (1964). was conferred Degree the same University the thesis Agraharas in Ancient Karnataka (1970). Beginning career as a Research Assistant, she became Lecturer in Department of Ancient Indian History and Epigraphy 1972 rose to position Professor and Chairperson and Dean Social Sciences. She retired service 1998. continued her ICHR Fellow.

Dr. Shantikumari has been great teacher loving the students and equally loved by them her sincerity rection.

About the Authors
Dr. Shrinivas V, Padigar Os 1952) is Gold Medalist at MA in A1 History & Epigraphy of the Karnatak University, Dharwad. He obtained PD for his work tenu Call in Karnataka Beginning his career as Technical Assistant in the ASI, he joined the Dept. of Alll & Epigraphy as lecturer and rose to the position of Professor and Chairman of that Department. He has been CWIT Visiting Fellow in the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh, UK and ICHR Senior Academic Fellow, Delhi. He is the recipient of Dr. B.R. Gopal Epigraphist Award and Shri Na. Shri. Rajapurohit Researcher Award, An authority on Early Chalukya Art and Epigraphy, he has several papers and books to his credit which include Vishnu Cult in Karnataka (1996), Inscriptions of the Calukyas of Badami (2010), Badami (2010), Aihole (2015) and Shravanabelagola (2018). He has edited Pramakirti (Prof. S. 11. Rim Festschrift, 2012) and 25 Years of Indian Epigraphy (2016) Currently he is Infosys Foundation Visiting Scholar at the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune.

Dr. V. Shivananda (b.1954) did Master's in A1 History & Epigraphy of the Karnatak University, Dharwad with First Rank (1974). He completed PG Diploma in Archaeology from the School of Archaeology, ASI, Delhi (1975-76). He joined the ASI like Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Baroda and Goa. He retired from the ASI as a Director. He has participated in several excavations. He has visited Greece, Italy and Portugal as part of cultural exchange programmes. He has number of research publications to his credit. He has edited three important Felicitation volumes. He has also authored books on Mattancheri Palace (1997), Champaner-Pavgad Archaeological Park (2009), Catalogue of Srirangapattana Palace Museum (2013), Church of St. Francis Assisi Paintings (2013), Excavations in Gujarat (2015) and Neolithic Cultures of South India (2017).

C.B. Patil (b.1950) holds First Class Master's in Al History & Epigraphy of the Karnataka University (1975) and Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology from School of Archaeology, ASI. (1984). He joined the ASI as Technical Assistant in 1979 and served in various capacities before retiring as Dy. SA in 2009. He has participated in the excavations at several sites, including Banawali in Haryana, conducted by the ASI. He teaches antiquarian legislations in the Institute of Archaeology, ASI, New Delhi. He has visited Maldives, Spain, Singapore and China on archaeological missions. He was Project Coordinator for Karnataka, National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities, ASI (2010-11), Member of R.N. Misra Committee to Review the Amendments Proposed for the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 (2010 11) and Member of Administrative and Technical Committee for Conservation of Monuments, Directorate of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage, Government of Karnataka (2010-13). He has been Tagore National Scholar for researching on Illicit Trafficking of Indian Cultural Wealth: Problems and Challenges (2015-17). Besides numerous papers, he has two books to his credit: Delhi: A Bibliography (1997) and Remembering Stalwarts: Biographical Sketches of Scholars from Archaeological Survey of India (2014).

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