Islamic Architecture Of The Indian Subcontinent
This Is The First Book To Cover The Whole History Of Islamic Architecture In India From Its Beginning In The Thirteenth Century Until Its Decline In The Eighteenth And Nineteenth Centuries. Encompassing The Whole Subcontinent To Cover Pakistan And Bangladesh, It Also Shows The Variety Of Different Provincial Styles That Co-Existed In The Various Regions Of India.
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The Punjab and Sind 1150C 1550 and 1053C 1592
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Agra Ahmad Ahmedabad Akbar Ala al-Din arcades architecture arranged Aurangzeb Babur Bagh Bahmanid balconies bays beautiful Bidar Bijapur brick building built bulbous carved central centre century Chanderi chhajja chhatri colours completed corbels corner cornice courtyard covered Darwaza decorated Delhi divided Diwan-i dome dynasty elegant emperor entrance exterior facade Fatehpur Sikri Firuz Shah flanked floor floral garden gate Ghurids glazed tiles Gujarat Gumbad Hindu Humayun India inscription inside interior Islamic Jahangir jami masjid Jaunpur Khan Khana Lahore later Lodi lotus Mahall Mahmud mausoleum mihrab Minar minarets monuments mosque motifs Mughal Muhammad Muslim niches Nizam octagonal open-work ornament palace panels pavilion Persian pillars platform pointed arches prayer hall qibla Qutb rectangular red sandstone reign roof rooms ruins sandstone Shah Jahan Shahi Shaikh Sher side soleum sovereign square stone storeys structure stucco style Sultan surrounded temples tion tomb towers Tughluq verandah walls white marble