Indian Islamic Architecture: Forms and Typologies, Sites and Monuments

Indian Islamic Architecture: Forms and Typologies, Sites and Monuments

by John Burton-Page
     
 

The articles by John Burton-Page on Indian Islamic architecture assembled in this volume give an historical overview of the subject, ranging from the mosques and tombs erected by the Delhi sultans in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, to the great monuments of the Mughals in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Overview

The articles by John Burton-Page on Indian Islamic architecture assembled in this volume give an historical overview of the subject, ranging from the mosques and tombs erected by the Delhi sultans in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, to the great monuments of the Mughals in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004163393
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/17/2007
Series:
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2 South Asia Series, #20
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.78(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

John Burton-Page was lecturer in the Art and Archaeology of India at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He died in 2005. He contributed more than 120 articles on all aspects of Indo-Islamic culture to the Encyclopaedia of Islam.
George Michell, Ph.D. (1974) in Indian Archaeology, University of London, and a student of John Burton-Page, is an architectural historian specialising in India. For more than 20 years he has co-directed an international research team at Hampi-Vijayanagara in South India. Among his many publications are: The Hindu Temple: An Introduction to its Meaning and Forms (Chicago 1988), and Art and Architecture of Southern India: Vijayanagara and the Successor States (Cambridge 1995).

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