The Uzbek Architecture of Afghanistan1

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July 1, 2000

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architecture constructions Afghanistan architecture buildings Afghanistan


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O’Kane Bernard, « The Uzbek Architecture of Afghanistan1 », Cahiers d’Asie centrale, ID : 10670/1.e0qhru


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We are fortunate that an extensive account of the patronage of the Uzbeks in Afghanistan has been incorporated by Robert McChesney into his pioneering work Waqf in Central Asia. However, it is arguable that the standing remains (including those now destroyed but documented in photographs) have not received the attention they deserve. It is a measure of the underestimation of Uzbek architecture in the Balkh region that several buildings which have been ascribed to their predecessors, the Timur...

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