Author : Heta Pandit & Annabel Mascarenhas
Size : 32 cm X 25 cm
Pages : 185
Price : Rs. 1600/- (within India)
Price : 45 US Dollars (outside India)

 
Built in the 18th and 19th centuries, when Portuguese power was at a decline in the East, the Houses of Goa best illustrate the Goan quest for its own ethhnic identity. Researched over five and half years this book has been written out in six chapters. It begins with the pre Portuguese cultural history of Goa and then catapults you into the homes covering the plans & stylistic details but never losing the social and cultural context of its dwellers. It also covers the building of the traditional goan house including the rituals involved. It ends with a chapter entitled personality profiles which endearingly covers eight particular families, their history, stories and homes.
     
   
     
             
  Author : Takeo kamiya
SIze : 25.5 cm X 15 cm
Pages : 575
ISBN - 4 - 88706 - 141 - 2
Price : Rs. 1200/- (within India)
Price : 35 US Dollars (outside India)
 
India boast of a very long, varied and splendid Architectural tradition. Unfortunately due to its size, this has been properly documented. This book is the most comprehensive survey of India's Architecture and has been divided geographically into 5 sections. It has all the basic data of a monument including the year of building its architect, patron and stylistic quality. This includes plans and photographs. It also rates buildings and explains how you can visit them, including the travel circuits you can take. It is lavishly illustrated with 1800 photos and 600 maps and plans. Takeo Kamiya's painstaking work was done over a period of 20 years and in his life's work.
     
   
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Author : Manohar Malgonkar
Size : 28.4 cm X 21.6 cm
Pages : 199
ISBN 81 - 901830 - 0 - 1
Price : Rs. 695/- (within India)
Price : 23 US Dollars (outside India)
 
Inside Goa is delightful narrative of the story of Goa, of the upheavals and events that have moulded this place and people to make both things of beauty and resilience. It traces the history of Hindu and Christian Goa and gives reasons for the unique harmony in this small area of the Konkan which till date has never witnessed communal unrest. It takes every Goan back to their roots. As such this book is a must-read for Indians, the Goan diaspora across the world, and especially for their children. Inside Goa explains why you can take the Goan out of Goa, but it is impossible to take Goa out of the Goan.  
       
     
       
             
  Artist : Mario Miranda
Size : 19 cm X 27 cm
Postcards : 5" X 7" (16 Nos.)
Price : Rs. 200/- (within India)
Price : 8 US Dollars (outside India)
   
  This is a set of Mario Miranda's best illustrations on Goa. It covers historic buildings, important events, personalities and aspects of culture and streetscape. This collection clearly shows that Mario Miranda is a one of the worlds foremost illustrators. A collector's item.
 
           
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