Lahore: History and Architecture of Mughal Monuments by Anjum RehmaniLahore: History and Architecture of Mughal Monuments by Anjum Rehmani

Lahore: History and Architecture of Mughal Monuments

byAnjum Rehmani

Hardcover | May 7, 2016

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The city of Lahore, one of the seats of the Mughal Empire, is regarded as the cultural centre of Pakistan and is famous for its many old monuments. However, the informed visitor or student has long felt the absence of a reliable volume on its architecture. Dr Rahmani's book resolves thatissue. Diligently researched, it deals with the history and architecture of old monuments in Lahore, especially of the Mughal period. The topic is rich in terms of the variety of building types and the book covers a period of several centuries. The study has been organized chronologically,highlighting locations, significance, history, architecture, and the current condition of each monument. It also discusses the architectural and aesthetic influences, both foreign and local, and contains a comprehensive statement of achievements of particular epochs. For determining the architectural merit of specific monuments, a comparative approach has been adopted. At the end of the book, there isa chapter pertaining to analytical study of monuments in a historical perspective. The old theories regarding origin and nomenclature have been updated in the light of fresh research. The study, based o
Dr Anjum Rehmani served the Lahore Museum for 33 years, rising to the post of Director. During his service, he established three new galleries and developed the collection of manuscripts and coins in the Lahore Museum. He also served as Project Director of Bahawalpur Museum and Chairman Executive Committee of the Faqir Khana Museum in ...
Title:Lahore: History and Architecture of Mughal MonumentsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:520 pagesPublished:May 7, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199066094

ISBN - 13:9780199066094

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