Architecture of Lucknow

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Architecture of Lucknow

The architecture of Lucknow is an example of 18th and 19th century India. The Nawabs of Awadh who ruled from this city built many splendid structures mainly kothis (villas), imambaras (building where
Muharram is commemorated), and Karbalas (shrines, burial places). This book elaborates on the history of the city, its various monuments and specially the Imambara complexes. The text has been elucidated with drawings, Hindi text by Ashutosh Shukla and beautiful photographs by Anil Mehrotra. The book gives the reader a complete knowledge of the subject. The book will be useful for research scholars, architects and travellers.

About The Author

Neeta Das, a Professor of Architecture, graduated from CEPT, Ahmedabad and did her post-graduate in Architectural History, Theory, and Criticism from DAAP, Cincinnati, USA. Her Doctoral thesis was on 18th and 19th century architectural history in India with special reference to Lucknow. She has written several books and articles both on architectural history and conservation.

ISBN : 978-81-764657-55

Price: INR 995/-