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Tell Me About Monuments of India

Tell Me About Monuments of India
$29.00
Item Code: NAF381
Author: Reena.I.Puri
Publisher: Neeta Prakashan
Language: English
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9788176760720
Pages: 150 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 11.0 inch x 8.5 inch
weight of the book: 675 gms
Back of the Book

These are question that are answered by History; the story of our earth and its people.

How do we come to kwon these stories? There are many different storytellers, who can tell us tales of the past. They include books, records, people… but one of the most important storytellers is monuments.

Monuments are structures that help us piece together important events of the past. This book is an attempt to familiarize children with our country’s rich heritage, recorded by magnificent monuments.

 

About the Books

Monuments are structures or buildings left behind by our ancestors. These structures hep us piece together important events of the past. When we see the Taj Mahal, we learn about the famous love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Similarly the Bhimbetka caves give us an insight into lives of the people living in India, thousands of years ago. This is an attempt to familiarize children with our country’s rich heritage, recorded by magnificent monuments.

 

About the Author

Anurag Mehta is an author and publisher of children’s books. An Economic (Hons) graduate from Delhi University, Anurag’s first book was ‘Glorious History of India for Children. The book became an instant best seller selling over several thousand copies and has been reprinted many times till now.

My books not only entertain children with their interesting narration and superb illustrations, but also inculcate practical wisdom and values in children to help them face day to day challenges of life say Anurag.

Anurag has written over 30 books for children which are published under his company Nita Mehta Publications. Having done a course in computer animation and design, he founded the company, Nita Mehta publications, in 2001.

He is also a director in the company SNAB Publisher Pvt. Ltd. Which is India’s leading publisher of cookbooks and self help books.

 

Introduction

These are questions that are answered by history. History is the story of long ago days. The story of our earth and its people. How do we come to know these stories? There are many different storytellers, who can tell us tales of the past. They include books, records, people,… but one of the most important storytellers is Monuments.

Monuments are the structures or buildings left behind by our ancestors. These structures help us piece together important events of the past. When we see the Taj Mahal, learn about the famous love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaj Mahal.

Similarly the Bhimbetka caves give us an insight into to lives of the people living in India, thousands of years ago. This book is an attempt to familiarize children with our country’s rich heritage recorded by magnificent monuments.

 

Contents

 

Ancient Settlements    
Rock Shelters-Bhimbetka 8  
Rock Fort-Tiruchirapalli 14  
The Ruins of Hampi 17  
Ancient Religious Sites-Buddhist    
Ashoka's Edicts 23  
The Stupas of Sanchi 27  
Ajanta and Ellora 30  
Ancient Religious sites-Hindu    
Badrinath Temple 37  
Somnath Temple 40  
Thousand Pillar Temple 44  
Vaishno Devi 47  
Kornark Temple 51  
Mamallapuram 55  
Meenakshi Temple 59  
Pattadakal 63  
Brihadeshwara Temple 67  
Historic centres of other Religious    
The Golden Temple 72  
Basilica of Bom Jesus 76  
The Paradesi Synagogue 79  
Muslim Heritage    
Qutub Minar 84  
Tughlakabad 87  
Red Fort 89  
Jama Masjid 96  
Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti 100  
Humayun's Tomb 104  
It-mad-ud-daulah's Tomb 106  
Taj Mahal 108  
Go Gumbaz 115  
Monuments of Interest    
Rani Ki Vav 118  
Jantar Mantar 120  
Hussainabad Clock Tower 123  
British India    
Victoria Memorial 125  
Rashtrapati Bhavan 128  
Indian Gate 131  
Gateway of India 134  
Monuments of Independence Leaders    
Shantiniketan 138  
Aurobindo Ashram 141  
Sevagram Ashram 144  

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