Shivrayanche Durgavidnyan – शिवरायांचे दुर्गविद्यान

As it is well said that Shivaji was the last and greatest fort architect. His Knowledge of the fort architecture techniques can be well studied and seen through the forts. This unique quality of Shivaji Maharaj has been covered by author P. K. Ghankear with varied examples. Various features of the forts are described in this book, in addition to the explanation relating to certain concepts like Gomukhi type of construction to the entrance in terms of defence.

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As it is well said that Shivaji was the last and greatest fort architect. His Knowledge of the fort architecture techniques can be well studied and seen through the forts. This unique quality of Shivaji Maharaj has been covered by author P. K. Ghankear with varied examples. This can also be done by visiting and observing various forts.
Various features of the forts are described in this book, in addition to the explanation relating to certain concepts like Gomukhi type of construction to the entrance in terms of defence. Examples are also given like Mahadarwaja of Raigad, strongest of sea-forts Janjira, defence utility technique used in construction of Sanjivanimachi of Rajgad, strong fortification of Padmadurg, which has everlasting walls even though lashed by sea waters.

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Weight 140 g
Dimensions 14 × 1 × 21.5 cm
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Marathi

Pages

87