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Royal Tombs of India

By: A.S. Bhalla

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028535

ISBN: 8189995103

Condition: New


Royal Tombs of India, the first book of its kind on the Islamic royal tombs of India, focuses on the Tughluq and Lodi Tombs, Qutb Shahi Tombs and Mughal Tombs (those of Humayun, Akbar, Aurangzeb, Jahangir and Nur Jahan as well as Bibi-ka-Maqbara, and the Taj Mahal). It also discusses the controversy surrounding the location of Babur’s tomb. These tombs are among the most magnificent pieces of Islamic architecture and grandeur. The existence of Hindu and Persian Safavid influences in the pre- Mughal and Mughal tombs is a central theme of the book. Different characteristics of pre-Mughal and M... View more info