The present book is an outcome of a Seminar-cum-Workshop held at Kangla Fort, Imphal, Manipur from 22nd " 24th April 2005. The topic of discussion was brick built monuments of north east India with special reference to Manipur. A good number of scholars and experts in the field attended the Seminar and presented papers. They also took active part in the deliberations. Local scholars have contributed their part by providing valuable information about land, people, traditions, customs, art, architecture, etc., which projects a panorama of cultural milieu of Manipur. Senior scholars like Jagatpati Joshi, K.N. Dikshit, S.S. Biswas, G.C. Chauley and expert conservation engineer/architect such as B.C. Mukherjee and Nilanjan Bhowal, all members of ICOMOS have made valuable contributions. The photo documentation of the conservation works (before, during and after) of Shree Shree Govindaji Temple has enriched the volume further.Relevant information about ICOMOS, its Indian chapters, etc., appended in the volume, have enhanced the value of the book. The book is a welcome addition to the scholarly work especially in the field of conservation on a delicate medium like terracotta that too in the moisture affected region on northeast India.