SBAS NO. 7. The Art Heritage of Bangladesh, Enamul Haque, 2007; Size 12" x 9.5", pp. 408, plates 536; Map, Bibliography, Index; ISBN 984-300-000894-9; Tk. 5,000/US $ 100
The Art Heritage of Bangladeshis the first book of its kind dealing with a huge corpus of material related to the sculpture, architecture, painting and minor and folk arts of Bangladesh. It is aimed at appealing to the art historian, historical scholar and lay reader alike. This is a pioneer attempt to organize numerous artifacts belonging to the many splendored art of Bangladesh. Included in this volume are many objects previously unpublished and no pain has been spared to refer to new research on specified subjects and their art historical relevance. The author has very diligently presented the subject in a form that is a balance between the art object and historical milieu.