Eternal Kaveri: Historical Sites Along South India's Greatest River

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George Michell, Clare Arni
J.J. Bhabha, 1999 - Art - 124 pages
This volume is dedicated to the history, culture, and mythology of the Kaveri. Along its course of more than 750 kilometers from the Western Ghats to the Bay of Bengal, the river passes by numerous cities and towns with ancient forts and shrines. A selection of these sites appears in this volume, accompanied by superb, specially commissioned illustrations. Each chapter is written by a scholar who has made a particular study of the chosen site or topic.

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Contents

The Course of the Kaveri
13
The Kaveri in Legend and Literature
35
Tipus Island Fort
49
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About the author (1999)

George Michell trained as an architect and has a Ph.D. in Indian archaeology. He has published numerous books on Islamic and Indian architecture. Antonio Martinelli is an internationally renowned photographer who has worked extensively in India, Europe, and Japan.

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