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Author Asher, Catherine B. (Catherine Blanshard), 1946-

Title Architecture of Mughal India / Catherine B. Asher
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 368 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series New Cambridge history of India ; I, 4
New Cambridge history of India ; I, 4
Contents Glossary -- Map of major pre-Mughal and Mughal sites -- Precedents for Mughal architecture -- The beginnings of Mughal architecture -- The age of Akbar -- Jahangir: an age of transition -- Shah Jahan and the crystallization of Mughal style -- Aurangzeb and the Islamization of the Mughal style -- Architecture and the struggle for authority under the later Mughals and their successor states-- Bibliographical essays
Summary Traces the development and spread of architecture under the Mughal emperors who ruled the Indian subcontinent from the early-16th to the mid-19th centuries. The book considers the entire scope of architecture built under the auspices of the imperial Mughals and their subjects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Architecture, Mogul Empire.
Islamic architecture -- India.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91031572
ISBN 0511468784 (ebook ; Cambridge histories online)
1139055631 (ebook)
9780511468780 (ebook ; Cambridge histories online)
9781139055635 (ebook)
9781139055635 (electronic bk.)