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Sunday, July 14, 2013

A Guide to the Heritage of Hyderabad - Yet another book

Extract from the Publisher's site:

A Guide to the Heritage of Hyderabad, by Madhu Vottery (published 2010)

A Guide to the Heritage of Hyderabad: The Natural and the Built is a comprehensive account of the relationship between the history of Hyderabad and its heritage, explaining the significance, value and architecture behind the heritage structures of the city. Including maps and sketches, this book captures Hyderabad in all its splendour and beauty.
Immensely helpful for students, academics and tourists, A Guide to the Heritage of Hyderabad is a wonderful introduction to the grandeur of a historic city.
Publisher: Rupa Publications, Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.

About the author:
Madhu Vottery was born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She studied architecture at the Government College of Architecture, Lucknow, and architectural conservation at SPA, Delhi. She briefly worked with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage in Bangalore. A practicing architect, she is also involved in documenting the historic structures of Hyderabad.

On the same shelf:

  • On the heritage trailThe New Indian Express -- Arts College of Osmania University, Hyderabad

  • The Heritage of the Qutb Shahis of Golconda and Hyderabad by M.A. Nayeem
  • Aziz Bagh: The Heritage of Culture, Zaheer Ahmed
  • The Deodis of Hyderabad a Lost Heritage, Rani Sarma
  • Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Deccani Urdu Literary Sources by Ali Akbar Husain