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The art and architecture heritage of the period of the Mysore Sultans: Haider Ali (1721-1782) and his son Tipu Sultan (1750-1799), has probably been overshadowed da the turbulent political history of the times. Even if a lot, real lot has been written on their reign, their times, and the wars they fought to counter the rising power of the British, this book is the first ever to comprehensively study their various art forms and architecture. It, thus, tries to bridge the gap between art and history.

Painstakingly marshalling an astonishing range of sources, including the hitherto-unknown archival...
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