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Publisher:Agam Kala Prakashan
Published In:1995
Binding Type:Hardback
Weight:1.80 lbs
Pages:pp. xx + 155, Illus., Plates, Index, References, Notes, Acknowledgemen

The Title "Women in Indian Art 1st Published" is written by G.S. Bhadouria. This book was published in the year 1995. The ISBN number 8173200246|9788173200243 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. The book displayed here is a 1st Published edition. This book has total of pp. xx + 155 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Agam Kala Prakashan. We have about 435 other great books from this publisher. Women in Indian Art 1st Published is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

Ever so many tomes have been written on early Indian art, particularly sculptures-both in stone and clay. Of special importance has been the, treatment of woman in the early stages. She has been mostly considered primarily as a manifestation of mother-goddess and a symbol of fertility, but Nobody has seen the figures as a simple woman, A Human being in flesh and blood with all the human frailties. Here is a Book in which The Author has tried to analyse the human aspect of womanhood, as a housewife, as salabhanjika as pleasure loving female etc.

The book is divided into six chapters. The first-Introduction deals with the specifies-source, media, etc. The second one takes us through the Maurya-Sunga art representations; the third traverses through the art of the Satavahanas and the Ikshvakus. The fourth and fifth consider the art delineations of the Kusanas and the Gupta-Vakatakas

In chapter six the author epitomises his findings and says that one should consider female figurines as representatives of the fair sex, as dampati, a lover and the beloved and not merely as mother goddess or fertility symbol.

About the Author

Dr. G.S. Bhadouria (b. 1948) obtained his Master's Degree in Ancient Indian History and Archaeology with merit from the Luck now University (1971). He joined the Department of Ancient Indian History & Archaeology, Lucknow University in 1971. Besides teaching and guiding research he is deeply involved in the studies of Ancient Indian History in general and An in particular. His 24 years teaching and research in multi-farious areas of Ancient Indian History and his dedication in the specialised areas of Architecture, Sculputure and Terracotta art-has been recognised, acknowledged and admired by Scholars and students.

Dr. Bhadouria has been closely associated with Indian Art History Congress and Museums Association of India, Epigraphical Society of India and many other academic bodies. Apart from a good number of research papers published in the Journals of repute; Bhadouria has authored outstanding publications.

Dr. Bhadouria has the credit for introducing Tourism and Travel Management (TTM) and Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) Programmes under the Institute of Tourism Studies, Lucknow University which he has established in 1994. He is presently the Director of the Institute (ITM).



Chap. I : Introduction
Chap. II : Women in the Art of the Mauryas and Sungas
Chap. III : Women of the Satavahana and Ikshvaku Centres of Art
Chap. IV : Women in the Kusanas
Chap. V : Women of Gupta-Vakataka Milieu of Indian Art