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The complete Taj Mahal : and the riverfront gardens of Agra /

Ebba Koch ; with drawings by Richard André Barraud.

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Main Author: Koch, Ebba.
Other Names: Barraud, Richard André.
Vernacular: The complete Taj Mahal : and the riverfront gardens of Agra / Ebba Koch ; with drawings by Richard Andr�e Barraud.
Barraud, Richard Andr�e.
Published: London : Thames & Hudson, ©2006.
Topics: Taj Mahal (Agra, India) | Architecture, Mogul Empire - India - Agra. | Gardens, Mogul Empire - India - Agra. | Taj Mahal (Agra, India) - Pictorial works. | Architecture, Mogul Empire - India - Agra - Pictorial works. | Gardens, Mogul Empire - India - Agra - Pictorial works. | Taj Mahal (Agra, India) | Architecture, Mogul - India - Agra. | Gardens, Mogul - India - Agra. | Taj Mahal (Agra, India) - Pictorial works. | Architecture, Mogul - India - Agra - Pictorial works. | Gardens, Mogul - India - Agra - Pictorial works. | Tadj-Mahal. | Grafmonumenten. | Taj Mahal (Agra, India) | Arquitectura mongol - India - Agra. | Jardínes - Mongolia - India - Agra. | Taj Mahal (Agra, India) - Obras ilustradas. | Arquitectura mongol - India - Agra - Obras ilustradas. | Jardines - Mongolia - India - Agra - Obras ilustradas.
Regions: Agra (India) - Buildings, structures, etc. | India - Agra. | Agra. | Agra - Tadsch Mahal.
Genres: Pictorial works. | Illustrated works.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 276-280) and index.
505 0 |aIntroduction : the Mughal dynasty, Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal -- I. Mughal Agra, a riverfront garden city -- The Mughal garden, its buildings and its ownership -- The riverfront garden city -- Reconstruction of the riverfront scheme -- The gardens of the left bank -- The gardens of the right bank -- II. The construction of the Taj Mahal -- Shah Jahan and architecture -- Imperial mausoleums, a 'built tomb' controversy -- The architects of the Taj Mahal -- Craftsmen, materials, and construction techniques -- Construction history and celebrations of the anniversaries of Mumtaz Mahal's death -- Death and burial of Shah Jahan -- III. More than a tomb : the parts of the Taj Mahal -- The design -- The principles of Shahjahani architecture -- The principles as expressed in the Taj Mahal -- Modular planning of the Taj Mahal / Richard André Barraud -- A walk through the Taj Mahal complex -- The Jilaukhana (forecourt) zone -- The great gate -- The southern galleries -- The garden -- The garden-wall pavilions -- The riverfront terrace and the marble platform of the mausoleum -- The mausoleum -- The minarets -- The mosque and Mihman Khana, or assembly hall -- The side wings -- The towers of the riverfront terrace -- The bazaar and caravanserai complex (Taj Ganj) -- The waterworks -- Buildings outside the wall -- IV. The paradisiacal house of the queen -- The symbolism of white marble and red sandstone -- Naturalistic ornament as an expression of paradise -- The inscriptions -- Sound as an expression of eternity -- Funerary and commemorative rites -- V. Everybody's Taj Mahal -- Early travellers and picturesque discovery -- In British hands -- Visitors and comments -- The Taj Mahal in popular culture -- Conservation and future -- Postscript : visiting the Taj Mahal -- Map of Mughal India -- Lahauri's account of the complex on the occasion of its formal completion, on the twelfth anniversary of Mumtaz Mahal's death -- Factfile : detailed measurements of the Taj Mahal complex / Richard André Barraud -- Glossary.
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