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Taj Mahal

Author : Giles Tillotson, Giles
ISBN : 9780674063655
Genre : History
File Size : 77.73 MB
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The meaning of the Taj Mahal, the perceptions and responses it prompts, ideas about the building and the history that shape them: these form the subject of Tillotson's book. More than a richly illustrated history, this book is an eloquent meditation on the place of the Taj Mahal in the cultural imagination of India and the wider world.
Category: History

Versailles Meets The Taj Mahal

Author : Faith E. Beasley
ISBN : 9781487502843
Genre : History
File Size : 81.98 MB
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Challenging the prevailing images of India derived from nineteenth-century "orientalism," Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal identifies and explores the traces that exposure to India left on the cultural artifacts and mindset of France's "Great Century."
Category: History

The Taj Mahal

Author : Lesley A. DuTemple
ISBN : 0822546949
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 34.57 MB
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Recounts the history of the creation of the Taj Mahal, built as a tomb and memorial for the wife of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Mumtaz Of The Taj Mahal Paper Dolls

Author : Tom Tierney
ISBN : 0486419843
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 53.8 MB
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Of Shah Jahan's many wives, the Mogul emperor's favorite was the beautiful Mumtaz Mahal; upon her death, the Shah ordered the construction of the Taj Mahal. The life of the woman who inspired one of the world's most famous structures is recalled by this paper doll collection. Two dolls, one of the emperor and the other of Mumtaz Mahal, are accompanied by 16 costumes, including anklets, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Taj Mahal

Author : Shawndra Shofner
ISBN : 1583413618
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 80.61 MB
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Discusses the building of the Taj Mahal, why it's important, and who is buried there.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Taj Mahal

Author : Elizabeth Mann
ISBN : 9781931414449
Genre : Mogul Empire
File Size : 27.67 MB
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The well-illustrated story of the building of the Taj Mahal, one of the world's most beautiful monuments, and the Mughal dynasty in India whose 5th emperor built it.
Category: Mogul Empire

The Taj Mahal

Author : David Carroll
ISBN : MINN:31951D00839107Q
Genre : History
File Size : 40.15 MB
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Category: History

Black Taj Mahal

Author : I N Khan (Arshi)
ISBN : 9788192747903
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 86.11 MB
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The book is related to one of the most beautiful architecture of the world; the Taj Mahal. It has been scientifically portrayed in the book that makes it a useful guide for the tourists. The most beautiful architectural creation has been analysed from completely new angle, using the empirical rules prepared by a modern scientist - “The Fifteen Properties of Christopher Alexander”. The book sheds light on an age old story of another mausoleum of black marble that was to be built on the other bank of the river Yamuna. The construction of the Taj Mahal was only half of the original grand scheme conceived by its builder emperor Shahjahan. The historical events towards the end of emperor Shah Jahan’s reign, his dethroning and the conspiracies by his own son are highlighted. The book also covers the history of Mughal dynasty in a narrative manner. It traces the inherited quality of creativity and love for art and architecture of Mughals. The book puts into perspective the need of fulfilling a forgotten dream - the creation of Miniature Black Taj Mahal with ebony (natural black wood).
Category: Architecture

Taj Mahal Pocket Travel Guide

Author : Bluworlds Guides
Genre : Travel
File Size : 80.45 MB
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The jewel of India, and the sign of undying love of the world. Taj Mahal, an architectural wonder created by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his love, the third wife Mumtaj Mahal. An UNESCO world heritage site, and one of the most photographed building in the world. Taj Mahal pocket travel guide has covered all of Taj Mahal travel along with two UNESCO heritage sites of Agra and Fatehpur Sikri, the ruined capital of Emperor Akbar the Great. The guide is useful for backpackers, holidaymakers, archeological tourist, luxury traveler, and family travelers in tour planning, going there, transportation,accommodation reservations, sightseeing, activity planning, dining, shopping, nightlife and travel. Features: - Taj Mahal in Cinema - Aminent personalities visited - Going to Agra - Taj Mahal - Nearby attractions - Fatehpur Sikri - Shopping in Agra - Agra Nightlife - Activities in Agra - Festivals in Agra - Cuisine of Agra - Restaurants of Agra - Home stays in Agra - Vacation Rentals in Agra - Hotels in Agra - Car rentals - Spas in Agra - Florist in Agra - All basic facts of Agra, useful for travelers - Visa to India - Guidelines for foreign tourists - Tour plans - Map of Agra eBook Features (For Smartphones, Tablets) - PDF editions for offline reading - Zoom-in maps, images for close and clear views - Flip between pages with click-able index - Visit websites by touching embedded links - Adding notes
Category: Travel

Taj Mahal

Author : Cynthia Kennedy Henzel
ISBN : 9781617841736
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 79.33 MB
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This title takes readers on an incredible journey to the T_j Mahal, one of the worldÍs most extraordinary, yet endangered, Troubled Treasures. Young travel enthusiasts are sure to appreciate the large, colorful photos of this giant marble monument rising along the banks of the Yamuna River. Images let students discover individual elements of the site, such as the great gate, the garden, the mosque, the tomb itself, and its intricate pietra dura. Readers will also become familiar with UNESCO and why the T_j Mahal was named a World Heritage site. Colorful maps show where in the world and India the T_j Mahal is located. From the beginning of the Mughal dynasty to the love story of Sh_h Jah_n and Mumt_z Mahal to todayÍs conservation efforts, the chapter text highlights the T_j MahalÍs history and its significance to Indian culture. Tips for how to be a conscious tourist encourage kids to consider responsible environmental actions in the tomb complex and at home. Informative sidebars and fun facts offer additional opportunities for readers to explore the T_j Mahal, while bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index make this adventurous volume accessible! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction