By John Burton-Page
The British student John Burton-Page contributed various formative articles on Indian Islamic structure for the Encyclopaedia of Islam over a interval of 25 years. Assembled right here for the 1st time, those provide an insightful evaluation of the topic, starting from the earliest mosques and tombs erected through the Delhi sultans within the thirteenth, 14th and fifteenth centuries, to the good monuments of the Mughal emperors relationship from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The articles conceal the critical varieties of Indian Islamic structure -- mosques, tombs, minarets, forts, gateways and water buildings -- in addition to an important websites and their monuments. Unsurpassed for his or her compression of data, those succinct articles function the very best creation to the topic, indispensible for either scholars and visitors. The articles are supplemented via a portfolio of images specifically chosen for the quantity, in addition to a word list and recent bibliography.