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Concept of Environment in Ancient Art and Architecture

A.P. Singh (Author)
Synopsis The environment originated right from the dawn of civilization with the fall of sun's rays over the earth. It is a critical study of the environmental elements depicted in ancient art and architecture of the monuments. India's unique gift to the world are the ancient monuments representing as they do a paean to life to look to joy perfect in execution and sublime in expression. It aims at focusing light on the importance of elements of environment that have been depicted here in art and architecture right from prehistoric to modern period. The ancient texts, the archaeological excavations, inscriptions, coins, paintings, do corborate to the depiction of elements of environment. Interestingly is the fact that the various dynasties of the ancient period were aware and more cautious about the significance of environment for the sustenance of human life, who depicted the elements of environment in ancient art and architecture to impart teachings and propagate importance of its protection t
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About the author

A.P. Singh

Dr. Ajai Pal Singh was born in 1933 in the village Paharipur, Jankhat, District Farrukhabad, U.P. He completed his high school and Intermediate from D.N. College Tirwa Farrukhabad, He graduated in Science from Allahabad University. He took his M.A. Degree in Ancient History from Vikram University, Ujjain and completed his post graduate diploma in Museology from Bhopal University, Bhopal. He was awarded Ph.D degree from Bhopal University. Besides the books "Conservation and Museum Techniques' "Fort and Fortification of India" "Defensive art of India" "Monuments of Orchha" and "Monuments of Mandu" Dr. Singh has contributed a good number of research papers to various reputed journals.

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Bibliographic information

Title Concept of Environment in Ancient Art and Architecture
Author A.P. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173200505
length 108p., Figures; Plates; Bibliography; 26cm.