Taj Mahal

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Harvard University Press, Nov 12, 2012 - History - 208 pages
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The meaning of the Taj Mahal, the perceptions and responses it prompts, ideas about the building and the history that shape them: these form the subject of Tillotson's book. More than a richly illustrated history, this book is an eloquent meditation on the place of the Taj Mahal in the cultural imagination of India and the wider world.
 

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User Review  - Girish Kohli - Goodreads

I read this book after visiting the Taj Mahal and I realised that I didnt know so much about the Taj even after visiting. Giles tillotson dispels myths, informs fans and backs up all this with immense ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sugan - Goodreads

Has a lot of historical facts about the Taj Mahal..I personally liked the black taj plan. Read full review

Contents

Orientation
1
The Players
16
The Design
45
Everybodys Taj
85
How to Make Your Own
116
To Have and to Hold
149
Making a Visit?
173
Further Reading
178
Acknowledgements
187
List of Illustrations
188
Index
191
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Giles Tillotson is an art historian specializing in South Asia and the author of many books including "Jaipur Nama: Tales from the Pink City".

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