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Indian Islamic Architecture Forms and Typologies, Sites and Monuments (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Section 2 India) by John Burton-page

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English


  • Asian studies,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • Architecture,
  • Sociology,
  • Indian sub-continent,
  • General,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture, Islamic,
  • India

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGeorge Michell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12799384M
ISBN 109004163395
ISBN 109789004163393

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The book discusses about the saga of Indo- Islamic architecture which is a living proof of the synthesis and fusion of what was best in two of the great building traditions' of the world, the Indian and the Islamic. What people are saying - Write a review We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. In this article, we discuss the Indo-Islamic architecture, which is also known as Indo-Saracenic architecture. This is the last chapter (8th) of the NCERT text book ‘An Introduction to Indian Art’ – Part 1. This post finish our task of covering the highlights of the book in an exam-friendly. The British scholar John Burton-Page contributed numerous formative articles on Indian Islamic architecture for the Encyclopaedia of Islam over a period of 25 years. Assembled here for the first time, these offer an insightful overview of the subject, ranging from the earliest mosques and tombs erected by the Delhi sultans in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, to the great monuments of the Mughal Cited by: Underpinned by a secure command of Indian languages and history relevant to the Muslim period, his articles on Indian Islamic architecture may be considered de nitive. John was a master of concentrated prose, encapsulating the maximum amount of data in the smallest possible Size: 4MB.

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