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Art heritage of Assam

R. D. Choudhury

Art heritage of Assam

by R. D. Choudhury

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Published by Aryan Book International in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Assam (India),
  • India,
  • Assam.
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Indic -- India -- Assam.,
    • Architecture -- India -- Assam.,
    • Assam (India) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-168).

      StatementR.D. Choudhury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7307.A87 C49 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL509241M
      ISBN 10817305147X
      LC Control Number98907056

        Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://td0d Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive . Assam has a fairly rich heritage of painting dating back at least four hundred years as is evidenced by the large number of old illuminated manuscripts which have been collected from all over the State. Some of these manuscripts like the Chaitra Bhagavata 1 and the Hastividyaranya 2 have been published in book form with reproduction of the.

        Also known as Oil City of Assam, Digboi is an important part of Assam's heritage. With the oldest oil well still in operation, Digboi also qualifies to be one of the things that makes Assam unique. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barua, Birinchi Kumar, Cultural history of Assam, early period. Nowgong, Assam, K.K.

        Neog, Maheswar. (Second Edition ). ‘The Heritage of Fine Arts and Sciences in Assam.’ In Tradition and Style, compiled and edited by Pranavsvarup Neog, Guwahati: Professor Maheswar Neog Memorial Trust. Neog, Maheswar. (Second Edition ). ‘The Art of Painting in Assam.’. History of Assam tea goes back to the British era. The culture of tea drinking was originated in China. Commercial cultivation and manufacture of tea also began in China. After British East India Company established its monopoly of the far east trade with China in the second half of the 17th century, Britain became a tea-drinking nation.


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Art heritage of Assam by R. D. Choudhury Download PDF EPUB FB2

The present volume presents a vivid picture of the art heritage of Assam. The book makes a detailed study of icons, sculptures, coins, inscriptions and architectural remains of the state.

It provides an unparalleled source of insight into art and archaeology of Assam, containing a detailed account of archaeological and artistic data and incorporating the latest researches on the : R.

CHOUDHURY. Art Heritage of Assam by R.D. Choudhury. The present volume presents a vivid picture of the Art Heritage of Assam.

The book makes a detailed study of icons, sculptures, coins, inscriptions and architectural remains of the state. Art heritage of Assam. New Delhi: Aryan Book International, (OCoLC) Online version: Choudhury, R.D.

(Rabin Dev), Art heritage of Assam. New Delhi: Aryan Book International, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R D Choudhury.

Manuscript painting in Assam is part of a rich cultural heritage of Assam and India. It grew during the medieval period through the institution of satras. It was influenced by many painting forms and was used to preserve and spread knowledge through the satras and also in the wider society.

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In ancient time Assam was known as Kamrupa or Pragjyotishpura which has a strong heritage of culture, civilization and education.

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Thus we find with a pessimistic survey the whole India is carrying the heritage of rock arts which are a rare book of knowledge of the days of antiquity.The population of Assam is a broad racial intermixture of Mongolian, Indo-Burmese, Indo-Iranian and Aryan origin.

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