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The glory of the sultans

Yves Porter

The glory of the sultans

Islamic architecture in India

by Yves Porter

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Published by Flammarion in Paris .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesIslamic architecture in India
StatementYves Porter, Gérard Degeorge
ContributionsDegeorge, Gérard, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1500 .P67 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554525M
ISBN 102080301101
ISBN 109782080301109
LC Control Number2010293574
OCLC/WorldCa303042895

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THE GLORY OF THE SULTANS: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA. Paris/ London: Flammarion, As New / as new. Item # ISBN: Quarto. pp. Illustrated. Incl. map. "Between the twelfth and the mid-nineteenth centuries, most of the Indian subcontinent was under Muslim domination, giving rise to a unique architectural blend of Islamic, Turkish, and Persian influences.". The Sultans were an American rock and roll band led by John Reis, formed in in San Diego, California and disbanded in January Over the course of the band's lifespan they released two full-length albums on Reis' Swami Records label. The band took pride in their "stripped down" rock and roll approach, using a simple guitar/bass/drum structure and recording quickly using pre-used.

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