Author:Andreas Volwahsen

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Cosmic Architecture in India: The Astronomical Monuments of Maharaja Jai Singh II

By: Andreas Volwahsen

Price: $63.95

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Prestel: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033112

ISBN: 3-7913-2506-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Splendours of Imperial India: British Architecture in the 18th and 19th Centuries

By: Andreas Volwahsen

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Germany, Prestel: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032831

ISBN: 3-7913-3045-4

Condition: New


An illustrated survey of British colonial architecture that once dominated the landscape of the Indian subcontinent, this book tells a rich and complicated history of imperialism. One of the most revealing legacies of Britain's long history in India is the colonial architecture from the two centuries preceding the struggle for independence. Built to house both occupiers and occupied alike, these imposing buildings, including palaces, mansions, clubhouses, and government ... View more info

Splendours of Imperial India

By: Andreas Volwahsen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Germany, Prestel/Timeless Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037738

ISBN: 3791330454

Condition: New


One of the most revealing legacies of Britain's long history in India is the colonial architecture of the two centuries preceding the struggle for independence. These imposing buildings, including residences, mansions, lodges and government offices, represented a fascinating hybrid of Western and Eastern sensibilities as the architects sought to plant the flag of Britsh dominance on the subcontinent. This volume focuses on India's towns and cities, particularly Calcutta... View more info