Bamiyan: Challenge to World Heritage


The destruction of ancient Bamiyan Buddha statues and historico-cultural heritage by the Taliban in Afghanistan caused irreversible loss to the heritage of the Afghan people and also to world heritage. This book, based on scholarly papers contributed by eminent art historians, academicians and area specialists from India, Canada, France, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, U.K., etc. provides rich insight into the art-history, cultural importance of Bamiyan and the cultural linkages between Afghanistan and Western Himalayas.

Author: K. Warikoo
ISBN: 9788186505595
Binding: Hardback, 336 Pages
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Weight 0.74 kg
Dimensions 22.2 × 14.8 × 2.7 cm