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This course includes the following topics: 1. Introduction to the Region South Asia 2. Paleolithic Age 3. Mesolithic Age 4. Neolithic Age 5. Indus Valley Civilization 6. Mauryan Dynasty 7. Shunga Dynasty 8. Kushan Dynasty 9. Andharan Dynasty 10. Gupta Dynasty 11. Post - Gupta Dynasty 12. Medieval Period 13. Sultanate Period in North India 14. Sultanate Period in Deccan 15. Introduction to Mughal Period 16. Mughal Miniature Painting 17. Mughal Architecture

Course Synopsis

The History of Indian Art and Architecture focuses on the works of art and architecture produced in the Indian subcontinent, which is now divided among India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. This course includes the study of various forms of art produced in this land ranging from painting, sculpture, pottery and minor arts to architectural structures and surface decoration. It is based on the analytical study along with the study of influences.

Course Learning Outcomes

The aim of this subject is to introduce the students to the art and architecture of Indian continent. The objective of the course is to briefly create an awareness of the past and present of art and culture of their own region.

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Book Title : A Concise History of Indian Art
Author : Roy C. Craven
Edition : 1
Publisher : Oxford University Press

Book Title : Paintings of Ajanta caves (2nd century BC to 6th century AD) Appreciation of Mahajanak Jataka composition
Author : By S.Sawaminathan
Edition : 1ST. Published in 2011
Publisher : Published in: Education Spirited
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Book Title : Prehistoric India down to 1000B.C.
Author : Piggot, Stuart
Edition : Edition: 1
Publisher : London, 1950.

Book Title : Five Thousand Years of Pakistan. London. 1950
Author : Wheeler, R.E. M
Edition : 1ST
Publisher :

Book Title : The Birth of Indian Civilization- India and Pakistan before 500 B.C.
Author : Allchin, Raymond & Bridget Allchin
Edition :
Publisher : Harmondswoth, 1968.

Book Title : The Buddha Story in the Peshawar Museum
Author : Fidaullah sehrai
Edition : 1982
Publisher : university of Peshawar

Book Title : A concise History of Indo Pakistan
Author : S F Mahmud
Edition :
Publisher :

Book Title : Pakistan in The Making of Art
Author : Akber Naqvi
Edition : 0195795318
Publisher : oxford press

Book Title : A Pelican History of Art (The Art and Architecture of India)
Author : Benjamin Roland
Edition : third edition 1967
Publisher : Penguin Books

Book Title : India: A Historical Lila
Author : Neville Tuli
Edition :
Publisher : mapin publishing pvt. ltd

Book Title : Essays on Moghul Art
Author : W.E.Gladstone Solomon
Edition : 1ST. Published in 1932
Publisher : Oxford university Press

Book Title : The Eye Still Seeks
Author : Salima Hashmi
Edition :
Publisher : Penguin Books India

Book Title : Catalogue of Paintings of Mughal and Rajisthani Schools in the Lahore Museum
Author : Dr.Saif Ur Rahman Dar
Edition : 2nd edition 1990
Publisher : New Fine Printing Press

Book Title : Pahari Paintings and Sikh Portraits
Author : F S Aijazuddin
Edition : 1ST. Published in 1977
Publisher : Sothbey London

Book Title : Buddhist Gandhara Treasures
Author : Ihsan H.Nadiem
Edition : Ist published in 2008
Publisher : sang e meel publication

Book Title : Contemporary Art in India
Author : pran Nath Mago
Edition :
Publisher : National book trust india

Book Title : Development of Mughal Monuments and Gardens
Author : Ahmad Nabi Khan
Edition : 1980
Publisher : ministry of tourism and culture pakistan

Book Title : The Glory of Indian Miniature Painting
Author : Dr.Daljeet
Edition : Ist Edition 1988
Publisher : Mahindra publication UP India

Title : The Art of Ajanta Caves
Type : Presentation

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Title : Weekly Planner - History of Indian Art & Architecture-III
Type : Other

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