Studies on fortification in India / / Jean Deloche.

This book, based mainly on intense fieldwork and personal investigations carried out by the author over the past twenty years, brings together essays on some prominent defensive works which have been constructed over many centuries across the Indian subcontinent, particularly South India. For each p...

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Place / Publishing House:Pondicherry : : Institut Français de Pondichéry,, 2007.
Year of Publication:2007
Physical Description:1 online resource (267 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Fortifications in ancient India
  • The Hindu system of fortification in South India (3rd-14th century A.D.)
  • The Muslim system of fortification in the Deccan kingdoms (15th-18th century)
  • Survival of the Hindu system of fortification in South India (15th-18th century)
  • Mysore Hill forts (15th-18th century)
  • Gunpowder artillery in South India (15th-18th century)
  • General conclusion.