Author: S K JoshiPublisher: Sundeep PrakashanYear: 1985Language: EnglishPages: 331ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175740302
This book comprehensively studies defence architecture, from 200 A.D. to 1800 A.D. in Karnataka. The salient facts of the development of forts in relation to their planning, in the face of strong nature and stormy enemies, and the ever-growing art of war and techniques of weapons, are herein discussed threadbare based on ancient Shilpa texts and the hundreds of forts seen on the soil of ancient Karnataka. The whole book is a panorama of illustrations and drawn figures.
PREFACELIST OF FIGURESLIST OF PLATESLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSINTRODUCTION1. Preliminary Remarks2. Political HistoryThe Genealogy of the Royal Dynasties in the north Karnataka3. The Forts in Banavasi and Sannati4. The Fort in Badami5. The Fort in Malkhed6. The Forts in Kalyana and Hangal7. The Fort in Vijayanagara8. The Fort in bijapur9. Construction of the Forts and the Silpa Texts10. The Development of Fort Architecture11. Some ObservationsBIBLIOGRAPHYGLOSSARY OF TERMSINDEXFIGURESILLUSTRATIONS