Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Sultans and Mosques by Perween Hasan

Before the Mughal style came to dominate the Islamic architecture of the Indian sub-continent, Bengal and its rulers had developed their own forms. The mosque architecture of the Independent Sultanate period (from the 14th to the 16th centuries) represents the most important element of the Islamic architecture of Bengal. This distinctive regional style drew its inspiration from the indigenous vernacular architecture of Bengal, itself heavily influenced by Hindu/Buddhist temple architecture. The early Muslim architecture of Bangladesh is an important but little studied part of the architectural heritage of the Islamic world and the Indian sub-continent. Perween Hasan's work is a most original contribution to this subject.

Buy Sultans and Mosques by Perween Hasan from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781845113810
ISBN-10: 1845113810
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Sultans and Mosques by Perween Hasan

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sultans and Mosques book by Perween Hasan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Perween Hasan

Professor of Islamic History and Culture at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She obtained her PhD at Harvard University where she studied under Professor Oleg Grabar.