Item description for Water Architecture in South Asia: A Study of Types, Development and Meanings (Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology) by Julia A. B. Hegewald...
This study provides a holistic approach to the subject, suggesting common links and regiona contrasts between types of water structures and their contexts, with a comprehensive interpretation of the history and meaning of water architecture in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
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Julia A B Hegewald is Professor and Head of Department of Asian and Islamic Art History, in the Institute for Oriental and Asian Studies (IOA) at the University of Bonn, Germany. She is Director of the Emmy Noether Research Project on Jainism in Karnataka, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). She has been a Reader in Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester (2007 10), a postdoctoral Fellow at the South Asia Institute at Heidelberg University (2005 07) and a Research Fellow at University College Oxford (1998 2005). She graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, from where she also holds a PhD. She is the author of "Water Architecture in South Asia: A Study of Types", "Developments and Meanings "(2002), "Jaina Temple Architecture in India: The Development of a Distinct Language in Space and Ritual "(2009) and the editor of "The Jaina Heritage: Distinction, Decline and Resilience "(2010).
Julia A. B. Hegewald has an academic affiliation as follows - Institute for Oriental and Asian studies, University of Bonn, Germany.