The book is exclusively based on “Indo-Islamic” period in India with special reference to the history, art, architecture, fine art and cultural heritage of Islamic world. This is a stimulating and perceptive survey of oriental civilizations and traces their evolution from the earliest period of Islamic era to the dawn of modern age. The history and traditional values of Islam and Islamic art and architecture of other regions of the world are also been pointed out and provides a guiding thread among the various styles and periods about the Islamic cultural heritage. The traditions of five major strands comprising Arab, Iranian, Turkish, Central Asian and Indian have been described which ultimately named as “Islamic Civilization”. During this period the built heritage produced in the form of architecture and various fine arts under the patronization of Muslim rulers and others developed in India and other part of world is the main subject of study.
The book is mainly based on Islamic art and architecture comprising with nine chapters. Such issues have been discussed in detail with documentary proves and sufficient information.
The book is illuminated with coloured, unique and few rare photographs which enhanced the aesthetic value and a source of attraction not only for academicians, art historians, archaeologists, research scholars but also to a lay man who love to know something about the cultural heritage of Islamic Civilization.