Made for Mughal Emperors

Royal Treasures from Hindustan

Author: Susan Stronge

Publisher: Roli Books Private Limited


Category: Art

Page: 255

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Mughal Hindustan is renowned for its opulence. Under emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan the court produced some of the greatest art of the era. Artists and craftsmen came from Europe, Iran and all over the Indian subcontinent to the Mughal palaces to work. From the architecture of the Taj Mahal to the intricacies of miniatures, the artwork of the Mughal court still capivates scholars and the public alike. How did these iconic masterpieces come into being? Who built them and for what purpose? Susan Stronge's lavishly illustrated new book tells the stories behind the artwork. She traces the route from the craftsmen in their workshops to the royal family and nobles who commissioned the pieces.

King of the World

The Padshahnama : an Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle

Author: Milo Cleveland Beach



Category: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Islamic

Page: 248

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The Padshahrama (Chronoicle Of The King Of The World), Written By Abdul Hamid Lahwri Has Long Been Recognied As One Of The Greatest Works Made For Mughal Emperor, Shahjahan. The Volume That Is Now In The Royal Library At Windsor Castle Documents The First Ten Years Of The Emperor`S Rule.

Mughal Gardens

Sources, Places, Representations, and Prospects

Author: James L. Wescoat

Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks


Category: Architecture

Page: 288

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Royal Mughal Ladies and Their Contributions

Author: Soma Mukherjee

Publisher: Gyan Books


Category: Harem

Page: 286

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The present study deals with the royal Mughal ladies in details and is concerned with their achievements and contributions which till today form a part of rich cultural heritage. It provides a detailed account of the life and contributions of the royal Mughal ladies from the times of Babar to Aurangzeb's, with special emphasis on the most prominent among them.

Oswaal CBSE Question Bank Class 12 History Chapterwise & Topicwise (For March 2020 Exam)

Author: Oswaal Editorial Board

Publisher: Oswaal Books


Category: Education

Page: 256

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The latest updation of CBSE curriculum happened on 29th March 2019 applicable for the Academic Year 2019-2020 with some major changes which will have a bearing on the Question Paper Design for the final Board Examination in 2020 Oswaal Solved Papers are thoroughly updated as per the latest guidelines of the CBSE Board thereby strictly following the latest syllabus and pattern of the Board. These are designed as per the latest board examination paper design released by CBSE and emphasize on nurturing individuality thus enhancing one’s innate potentials which help in increasing the self-study mode for students. Features like Chapterwise and Topicwise presentation strengthen knowledge and attitude related to the subject. These Question Banks have been designed in such a way that students can set their own goals and can improve their problem solving and thinking skills. These Question banks contain more than sufficient questions which help students in practicing and completing the syllabus. Quick Review in the beginning of each chapter is an added advantage of using this book. Questions incorporated in this book encompass all the ‘Typologies’ mentioned by CBSE namely Remembering, Understanding, Application, Analysis& Evaluation and Creation. Solutions for these have been checked twice and efforts have been made to align them closely to the Marking Scheme. Practically, this book provides students everything they need to learn and excel. Some of the Benefits studying term of Oswaal Solved Papers are :  Strictly based on the latest CBSE Curriculum issued on29th March 2019 for Academic Year 2019-2020, following the latest NCERT Textbook  Previous Years’ Board Questions for in depth study  Handwritten Toppers’ Answers  Answers strictly as per the CBSE Marking Scheme  All Typology of Questions included based on Bloom’s Taxonomy for cognitive skills development  Multiple Choice Questions included as per the latest design of the Question Paper issued by CBSE  Quick Review for comprehensive study  Mind Maps in each chapter for remembering facts & figures easily  ‘Most likely Questions’ generated by our Editorial Board with 100+ years of teaching experience.  Suggested videos at the end of each chapter for a Digital Learning Experience.  All in one book, extremely useful for NEET, IIT & other competitive examinations preparation.

The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800

Author: Sheila Blair

Publisher: Yale University Press


Category: Architecture

Page: 348

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Many masterpieces of Islamic art, such as the Alhambra and the Taj Mahal, were produced during the period between the early 13th century and the advent of European colonial rule in the 19th. This work surveys the architecture and arts of the traditional Islamic lands during this era.

Painting for the Mughal Emperor

the art of the book, 1560-1660

Author: Susan Stronge

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum


Category: Art

Page: 192

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A unique blend of Indian, Persian, and Islamic styles, Mughal painting reached its golden age during the reigns of the emperors Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan in the 16th and 17th centuries. This gloriously illustrated book is the first to examine the Victoria and Albert Museum's remarkable collection of Mughal paintings, one of the finest in the world.Richly detailed battle scenes, scenes of court life, and lively depictions of the hunt were commissioned by the royal courts, along with a remarkable series of portraits, studies of wildlife, and decorative borders. The authoritative text contains much new research, and the beautifully reproduced color illustrations give this stunning volume wide appeal.

The Mughal Empire

Author: John F. Richards

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: History

Page: 320

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This traces the history of the Mughal empire from its creation in 1526 to its breakup in 1720. It stresses the quality of Mughal territorial expansion, their innovation in land revenue, military organization, and the relationship between the emperors and I