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Title Urban form and meaning in South Asia : the shaping of cities from prehistoric to precolonial times / edited by Howard Spodek and Doris Meth Srinivasan
Published Washington : National Gallery of Art ; Hanover, N.H. : Distributed by the University Press of New England, 1993

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Description 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Series Studies in the history of art, 0091-7338 ; v. 31
Symposium papers / Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts ; 15
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.) ; v. 31
Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.). Symposium series ; 15
Contents Preface / Henry A. Millon -- Introduction Multiple meanings of space and place / Doris Meth Srinivasan -- Urbanization in the pre-Indus and beyond. The early architectural traditions of greater Indus as seen from Mehrgarh, Baluchistan / Jean-François Jarrige Mohenjo-daro: type site of the earliest urbanization process in South Asia / Michael R.N. Jansen Reurbanization: the Eastern Punjab and beyond / Jim G. Shaffer -- Taxila. The urban position of Taxila and its place in Northwest India-Pakistan / F. Raymond Allchin Taxila: the central Asian connection / Gérard Fussman Dating the monuments of Taxila / Saifur Rahman Dar -- Sacred spaces. Madurai: the city as goddess / D. Dennis Hudson Temples of stone, centers of culture: sacred spaces in early medieval Kaliṅga / Mary F. Linda Bhaktapur: sacred patterns of a living urban tradition / Niels Gutschow -- Madras. The urban configuration of Toṇḍaimaṇḍalam: the Kāñcĩpuram Region, c. A.D. 600-1300 / R. Champakalakshmi City and state in late precolonial Madras / Burton Stein Madras in 1800: perceiving the city / Susan Neild Basu -- Perspectives from the modern era. Urban form and meaning in South Asia: perspectives from the modern era / Narayani Gupta Beyond Rorschach tests: Palimpsests and nodes, conflicts and consciousnesses in South Asian urban theory / Howard Spodek
Analysis South Asia
Urban regions Development
Notes "Proceedings of the symposium 'Urban form and meaning in South Asia : the shaping of cities from prehistoric to precolonial times,' sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study in the visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, and the American Institute of Indian Studies, 3-5 December 1987"--verso of t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Cities and towns -- India -- History -- Congresses.
Cities and towns -- South Asia -- Growth -- Congresses.
Cities and towns -- South Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Cities and towns -- South Asia -- History.
Extinct cities -- Pakistan -- Congresses.
Urban archaeology -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Urbanization -- South Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Urbanization -- South Asia -- History.
South Asia -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
South Asia -- Civilization -- Congresses.
South Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Spodek, Howard, 1941-
Srinivasan, Doris.
American Institute of Indian Studies.
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN 0894681796