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Description: The Art and Architecture of Islam: 1250–1800
The Mughals (r. 1526–1858) were the greatest, richest, and longest-lasting Muslim dynasty to rule India. Their enormous wealth, which dwarfed that of their contemporaries in Iran and Turkey, derived ultimately from agriculture, for in this well-watered subtropical land a very large number of crops could profitably be raised, ranging from foodstuffs to...
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Related print edition pages: pp.267-286

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