Land transport in Mughal India: Agra-Lahore Mughal highway and its architectural remains

Parihar, Subhash (b.1953)

₹ 3600.00

The seventeenth century Europeans, who traversed the Agra-Lahore Mughal highway, showered high prasie on it. The author thoroughly studied the rich architectural remains of the highway in the forms of caravansarais, bridges, kos-minars, baolis and tanks. A surey report of these remains forms the kernel of the book.;Contents: (i) Geographical setting and historical outline. (ii) Means of road transport and communications in Mughal India. (iii) Major travel routes in the Mughal empire. (iv) Routes to the West of Yamuna and evolution of the Agra-Lahore highway. (v) Building for travellers: typology and functions. (vi) Known stages along Agra-Lahore Mughal highway and its architectural remains.;

ISBN 13: 9788173053351

ISBN 10: 8173053359

Year: 2007

Pages etc.: xxiv,353p., (159)pls.(16 col. pls.), (6)maps, gloss., bibl., ind., 29cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Archaeology

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