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Architecture of Mughal India / Catherine B. Asher.Material type: BookSeries: The New Cambridge history of India ; I, 4. Publisher: Delhi : Cambridge University Press, 1992Edition: South Asian edition.Description: xxxi, 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0521267285.Subject(s): Architecture, Mogul | Islamic architecture -- India | Architecture, Islamic -- India | Architecture -- History | IndiaDDC classification: 720.954 ASH Online resources: Table of contents
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This South Asian edition is based on Catherine B. Asher / Architecture of Mughal India / 9780521267281 / 1992 - (verso).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
List of plates; General editor's preface; Preface; List of abbreviations; Glossary; Map of major pre-Mughal and Mughal sites; 1. Precedents for Mughal architecture; 2. The beginnings of Mughal architecture; 3. The age of Akbar; 4. Jahangir: an age of transition; 5. Shah Jahan and the crystallization of Mughal style; 6. Aurangzeb and the Islamization of the Mughal style; 7. Architecture and the struggle for authority under the later Mughals and their successor states; Bibliographical essays; Index.
In Architecture of Mughal India Catherine Asher presents the first comprehensive study of Mughal architectural achievements.