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

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Genre:Engineering
Language : English
Published: February 02, 2002
Edition:6th

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ISBN13:9783791325064
ISBN10:379132506X
Pages:160
Dimensions:12.0 x 9.75 x 0.75 inches
Weight:1202.02 g

About the Book

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, tecnical drawings, and contextual illustrations, this volume sheds new light on these fascinating monuments.