The Resource Temple to love: : architecture and devotion in seventeenth-century Bengal, Pika Ghosh, (ebook)

Temple to love: : architecture and devotion in seventeenth-century Bengal, Pika Ghosh, (ebook)

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Temple to love: : architecture and devotion in seventeenth-century Bengal
Title
Temple to love:
Title remainder
architecture and devotion in seventeenth-century Bengal
Statement of responsibility
Pika Ghosh
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the flux created by the Mughal conquest, Hindu landholders of eastern India began to build a spectacularly beautiful new style of brick temple, known as Ratna. This "bejeweled" style combined features of Sultanate mosques and thatched houses, and included second-story rooms conceived as the pleasure grounds of the gods, where Krishna and his beloved Radha could rekindle their passion. Pika Ghosh uses art historical, archaeological, textual, and ethnographic approaches to explore this innovation in the context of its times. Includes 82 stunning black-and-white images of rarely photographed structures. Published in association with the American Institute of Indian Studies
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Midwest
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1969-
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Ghosh, Pika
Dewey number
726/1/09541409032
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Contemporary Indian studies
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  • Temples
  • Architectural terra-cotta
  • Terra-cotta sculpture, Indic
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and religion
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Temple to love: : architecture and devotion in seventeenth-century Bengal, Pika Ghosh, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253023537
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11667978
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remote
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11667978
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MWT11667978
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Temple to love: : architecture and devotion in seventeenth-century Bengal, Pika Ghosh, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253023537
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11667978
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11667978
System control number
MWT11667978
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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