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Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire

Autor: Preston, Diana
Preston, Michael

Editorial: Walker & Company

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$16.95
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Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire : Built by the Moghul emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal's flawless symmetry and gleaming presence have for centuries dazzled everyone who has seen it, and the story of its creation is a fascinating blend of cultural and architectural heritage. Yet, as Diana and Michael Preston vividly convey in the first narrative history of the Taj, it also reflects the magnificent history of the Moghul Empire itself, for it turned out to mark the high point of the empire's glory at the same time as it became a tipping point in Moghul fortunes. With the storytelling skills that characterize their previous books, the Prestons bring alive both the grand sweep of Moghul history and the details that make it memorable. A tale of overwhelming passion, the story of the Taj has the cadences of Greek tragedy and the ripe emotion of grand opera, and puts a memorable human face on the marble masterpiece.


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History & Geography   Asia
Arquitectura   International Architecture

ISBN 13:9780802716736
ISBN 10:0802716733
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:317
Tamaño:8.20" l x 5.50" w x 1.00" h
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