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Treasures From India

Author : Clive Museum
ISBN : UOM:39015015265070
Genre : Art
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Shows and describes wallpapers, incense burners, vases, bowls, bronzes, textiles, ivory carvings, furniture, spears, arms, and armor from India

Treasures From India Jewels From The Al Thani Collection

Author : Navina Najat Haidar
ISBN : 9780300208870
Genre : History
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India's rich heritage of jeweled artistry is expressed in extravagant and opulent creations that range from ornaments for every part of the body to ceremonial court objects such as boxes, daggers, and thrones. Treasures from India presents more than sixty iconic works from the renowned Al-Thani collection, including pieces created for the imperial Mughals in the seventeenth century, others made for the nizams of Hyderabad and the maharajas of the Rajput courts from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, Indian-inspired jewelry fashioned by Cartier and other Western firms, and contemporary designs. The lucid text discusses the significance of these objects within the history of Indian jeweled arts, demonstrating how they stand among the highest expressions of Indian culture.

Lessons Learned Treasures From Nadwah S Sages

Author : Mohammad Akram Nadwi
ISBN : 9781733837408
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?I joined Nadwat al-_Ulam__ and felt as if I had been raised from the dusty ground to the stars up above, from the level earth to the high heavens. I came across ancient books and studied with great teachers who were knowledgeable scholars, learned scribes and pious worshippers. . . ." This is how Mo_ammad Akram Nadw_ fondly recalls his alma matter in the heart of Lucknow. Lessons Learned is a celebration of his journey of discovery, by sharing the biographies of some of his senior teachers along with lessons and insights learned along the way. The book is arranged topically as a critical survey of the Islamic sciences, and he selects one key teacher from each discipline he has chosen to highlight, giving us glimpses into their lives, personalities, habits and more. Some of these teachers are still alive, and many long gone but certainly not forgotten. All of this provides a poignant snapshot of life and scholarship at Nadwah and the Muslim literary and intellectual world of the Indian subcontinent.

East India Company At Home 1757 1857

Author : Margot Finn
ISBN : 9781787350298
Genre : History
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The East India Company at Home, 1757–1857 explores how empire in Asia shaped British country houses, their interiors and the lives of their residents. It includes chapters from researchers based in a wide range of settings such as archives and libraries, museums, heritage organisations, the community of family historians and universities. It moves beyond conventional academic narratives and makes an important contribution to ongoing debates around how empire impacted Britain. The volume focuses on the propertied families of the East India Company at the height of Company rule. From the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the outbreak of the Indian Uprising in 1857, objects, people and wealth flowed to Britain from Asia. As men in Company service increasingly shifted their activities from trade to military expansion and political administration, a new population of civil servants, army officers, surveyors and surgeons journeyed to India to make their fortunes. These Company men and their families acquired wealth, tastes and identities in India, which travelled home with them to Britain. Their stories, the biographies of their Indian possessions and the narratives of the stately homes in Britain that came to house them, frame our explorations of imperial culture and its British legacies.

Modernisation Of Indian Agriculture

Author : A. Vinayak Reddy
ISBN : 8170992656
Genre : Agricultural innovations
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Treasures Of Indian Art

Author : Raffael Dedo Gadebusch
ISBN : UOM:39015050819583
Genre : Art
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Reproduction of treasures displayed at an exhibition at National Museum, New Delhi; Indian Museum, Calcutta and National Gallery of Modern art at Mumbai on the occasion of India's 50 years of Independence.

Travels Into Bokhara Being The Account Of A Journey From India To Cabool Tartary And Persia

Author : Sir Alexander Burnes
ISBN : NYPL:33433082446604
Genre : Asia, Central
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A Handbook To The Museum Of Ornamental Art In The Art Treasures Exhibition By J B Waring To Which Is Added The Armoury By J R Planch Being A Reprint Of Critical Notices Originally Published In The Manchester Guardian

Author : John Burley WARING
ISBN : BL:A0018389544
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Catalogue Of The Art Treasures Of The United Kingdom Collected At Manchester In 1857

Author : Manchester (England). Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857
ISBN : GENT:900000113592
Genre : Art
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The Western Literary Cabinet Containing Treasures From The World Of Thought

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