Indian Architecture (the Islamic Period)

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Read Books, 2010 - Architecture - 262 pages
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This rare book is one of two volumes comprising a comprehensive catalogue of Indian architecture. This volume deals with the development of Muslim architecture in India up to modern times, and comprises the chapters: The source of Islamic Architecture in India, The Delhi or Imperial Style, Provincial Styles, The Buildings of Sher Shah Sur, The Mughul Period, The Medieval Palaces and Civic Buildings, and The Modern Position. This wonderful text can be considered the definitive handbook on the subject, complete with a wealth of information and illustrations of the beautiful Islamic architecture of India a veritable must-have for anyone with an interest in the topic. Percy Brown was a famous British scholar, historian, artist, and archaeologist. This rare book is proudly republished now with a prefatory biography of the author.

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