2022-2023 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Pomona College Catalog
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ARHI186K PO - Building Empires

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered fall 2022
Instructor(s): C. Dadlani
Credit: 1

Surveys the architecture of the early modern Islamic powers: the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals. The course explores the relationship between architecture and empire in each of these cultural contexts, examining iconic monuments from the Blue Mosque to the Taj Mahal; dynamic cities such as Istanbul, Isfahan, and Delhi; and encounters between architects, patrons, viewers, writers, and travelers from around the world.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
PO Area 1 Requirement



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