Islamic architecture

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Ruchika Arora
The architecture of Islamic India has a diverse and rich history. Scholarly discourse about the architecture of the Indo-Islamic era (1208–1857) usually focuses on grand works like forts, palaces, mosques, gardens and mausoleums constructed by the Mughals (1526–1857) that constitute major monuments…
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Sharmishtha Agarwal
Sarkhej Roza is one of the most unique and elegant architectural complexes in India. Located in the village of Makarba, about 7 km south-west of Ahmedabad, it has been referred to as 'Ahmedabad’s Acropolis' by architect Le Corbusier. The complex is the final resting place of Sufi saint Hazrat…
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  Begde, P.V. 1982. Forts and Palaces of India. New Delhi: Sagar Publications.   Brown, Percy. 1942. Indian Architecture (Islamic Period). Bombay: D B Taraporewala Sons & Co.   Burton-Page, J. 1960. ‘A Study of Fortification in the Indian Subcontinent from the Thirteenth to the Eighteenth…
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Fass, Virginia. 1986. The Forts of India. Calcutta: Rupa & Co.   Gordon, S. 1979. ‘Forts and Social Control in the Maratha State’. Modern Asian Studies 13.1:1–17.   Markel, S. 1994. ‘Once the Capital of India: The Great Fort of Daulatabad. Orientations 25.2:47–52.   Mate, M.S. 1983. Daulatabad…
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Catherine Asher
    Sahapedia: Could you start by talking about Humayun as an emperor? Catherine Asher: Humayun was an interesting emperor. He came to the throne after his father had ruled for only four years. And he wasn’t really well suited for kingship. He was a very sensitive gentleman who was very interested…
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