Whitewash, Red Stone

A History of Church Architecture in Goa

Paulo Varela Gomes

9789380403007

New Delhi, 2011

559d0697d2648

230 pages

Price INR 450.00
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Goan churches is the first ever published, comprehensive history of Catholic-church architecture in Goa, from the first churches built in that territory in the early 16th century to the first contemporary churches built in the 1950s. Beginning with the churches in and around Old Goa, the book goes on to discuss the peculiarities of other churches scattered through Goa, aiming at demonstrating that the churches of Goa were Indian Catholicism s first and foremost cultural manifestation.

Paulo Varela Gomes

Paulo Varela Gomes (28 October 1952 - 30 April 2016) was a Portuguese critic, writer, historian of architecture and professor. He was also the presenter of two television documentary series for the Portuguese television, one of which was about the Portuguese in India (O Mundo de Cá, 1995).