History of Indian and Eastern Architecture

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James Fergusson

Series: Political Science and History
BISAC: HIS017000

The architecture of India Proper is treated in an exhaustive manner in this work. Its description might easily extended even beyond these limits, but without plans and more accurate architectural details, any such additions would practically contribute very little that was valuable to the information the work already contains.
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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
SECTION I. BUDDHIST ARCHITECTURE.
Chapter I. Introduction and ClassificationChapter II. Stambhas or LâtsChapter III. Stupas—Bhilsa Topes—Topes at Sarnath and in Behar—Amravati Tope—Gandhara Topes—Jelalabad Topes—Manikyala TopeChapter IV. Rails—Rails at Bharhut, Muttra Sanchi, and AmravatiChapter V. Chaitya Halls—Behar Caves—Western Chaitya Halls, &c.Chapter VI. Viharas or Monasteries—Structural Viharas—Bengal and Western Vihara Caves—Nassick, Ajunta, Bagh, Dhumnar, Kholvi, and Ellora Viharas—Circular Cave at JunirChapter VII. Gandhara Monasteries—Monasteries at Jamalgiri, Takht-i-Bahi, and Shah DehriChapter VIII. Ceylon—Introductory—Anuradhapura—Pollonarua
SECTION II. JAINA ARCHITECTURE.
Chapter I. Introductory Chapter II. Construction—Arches—Domes—Plans—Sikras Chapter III. Northern Jaina Style—Palitana—Girnar—Mount Abu—Parisnath—Gualior—Khajurâho Chapter IV. Modern Jaina Style—Jaina Temple, Delhi—Jaina Caves—Converted Mosques Chapter V. Jaina Style in Southern India—Bettus—Bastis
SECTION III. ARCHITECTURE IN THE HIMALAYAS.
Chapter I. Kashmir—Temples—Marttand—Avantipore—Bhaniyar Chapter II. Nepal—Stupas or Chaityas—Wooden Temples—Thibet—Temples at Kangra{xii}
SECTION IV. DRAVIDIAN STYLE.
Chapter I. Introductory Chapter II. Dravidian Rock-Cut Temples—Mahavellipore—Kylas, Ellora Chapter III. Dravidian Temples—Tanjore—Tiruvalur—Seringham—Chillambaram—Ramisseram—Mádura—Tinnevelly—Combaconum—Conjeveram—Vellore and Peroor—Vijayanagar Chapter IV. Civil Architecture—Palaces at Mádura and Tanjore—Garden Pavilion at Vijayanagar
SECTION V. CHALUKYAN STYLE.
Chapter I. Introductory—Temple at Buchropully—Kirti Stambha at Worangul—Temples at Somnathpûr and Baillûr—The Kait Iswara at Hullabîd—Temple at Hullabîd
SECTION VI. NORTHERN OR INDO-ARYAN STYLE.
Chapter I. Introductory—Dravidian and Indo-Aryan Temples at Badami—Modern Temple at Benares Chapter II. Orissa—History—Temples at Bhuvaneswar, Kanaruc, Puri, Jajepur, and Cuttack Chapter III. Western India—Dharwar—Brahmanical Rock-cut Temples Chapter IV. Central and Northern India—Temples at Gualior, Khajurâho, Udaipur, Benares, Bindrabun, Kantonuggur, Amritsur Chapter V. Civil Architecture—Cenotaphs—Palaces at Gualior, Ambêr, Deeg—Ghâts—Reservoirs—Dams
SECTION VII. INDIAN SARACENIC ARCHITECTURE.
Chapter I. Introductory Chapter II. Ghazni—Tomb of Mahmúd—Gates of Somnath—Minars on the Plain Chapter III. Pathan Style—Mosque at Old Delhi—Kutub Minar—Tomb of Ala-ud-dîn—Pathan Tombs—Ornamentation of Pathan Tombs Chapter IV. Jaunpore—Mosques of Jumma Musjid and Lall Durwaza Chapter V. Gujerat—Jumma Musjid and other Mosques at Ahmedabad—Tombs and Mosques at Sirkej and Butwa—Buildings in the Provinces Chapter VI. Malwa—The Great Mosque at Mandu Chapter VII. Bengal—Kudam ul Roussoul Mosque, Gaur—Adinah Mosque, Maldah{xiii} Chapter VIII. Kalburgah—The Mosque at Kalburgah Chapter IX. Bijapur—The Jumma Musjid—Tombs of Ibrahim and Mahmúd—The Audience Hall—Tomb of Nawab Amir Khan, near Tatta Chapter X. Mogul Architecture—Dynasties—Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus, Gualior—Mosque at Futtehpore Sikri—Akbar’s Tomb, Secundra—Palace at Delhi—The Taje Mehal—The Mûti Musjid—Mosque at Delhi—The Imambara, Lucknow—Tomb of late Nawab, Junaghur Chapter XI. Wooden Architecture—Mosque of Shah Hamadan, Srinugger
SECTION VIII. FURTHER INDIA.
Chapter I. Burmah—Introductory—Ruins of Thatún, Prome, and Pagan—Circular Dagobas—Monasteries Chapter II. Siam—Pagodas at Ayuthia and Bangkok—Hall of Audience at Bangkok—General Remarks Chapter III. Java—History—Boro Buddor—Temples at Mendoet and Brambanam—Tree and Serpent Temples—Temples at Djeing and Suku Chapter IV. Cambodia—Introductory—Temples of Nakhon Wat, Ongcor Thom, Paten ta Phrohm, &c.
SECTION IX. CHINA.
Chapter I. Introductory Chapter II. Pagodas—Temple of the Great Dragon—Buddhist Temples—Taas—Tombs—Pailoos—Domestic Architecture
APPENDIX
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