Cosmic Architecture in India: The Astronomical Monuments of Maharaja Jai Singh II

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The observatories built in the eighteenth century by the Indian Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur (1686-1743) are little understood wonders of architecture and science. Cosmic Architecture in India is a major contribution to the understanding of these mysterious buildings and to the history of astronomical science. Fully illustrated with color photographs, technical drawings, and contextual illustrations this volume sheds new light on these fascinating monuments. Situated in Delhi, Jaipur, Benares, Ujjain and Mathura, the ...

Cosmic Architecture in India: The Astronomical Monuments of Maharaja Jai Singh II 2001, Prestel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9783791325064

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