Imbrication and Implication: Early Maratha Architecture and the Deccan Sultanates

  title={Imbrication and Implication: Early Maratha Architecture and the Deccan Sultanates},
  author={Pushkar Sohoni},
  journal={Archives of Asian Art},
  pages={33 - 46}
abstract:The independent Maratha kingdom of Chhatrapati Shivaji was founded in the mid-seventeenth century, when the sultanates of the Deccan were defending against the expansionist Mughal empire. The Mughals slowly anchored themselves in the Deccan, and the kingdom of the Nizam Shahs of Ahmadnagar was finally subdued in 1636, a decade after the death of Malik Ambar. Over the next half century, as the Adil Shahs of Bijapur and the Qutb Shahs of Golconda found themselves in a weakened position… 



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