Catherine Asher

Region of Study South Asia  
Primary Country of Residence United States of America  
Affiliation University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN  
Email asher001@tc.umn.edu  
Mailing Address Department of Art History
338 Heller Hall
271 19th Avenue South
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 USA

home address:
1776 James Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA
 
Phone / Fax Number(s) phones: 612-626-8339 (office)
612-624-4500 (office)

phone: 612-377-8809 (residence)
fax: 612-377-8965 (residence)  
Countries Of Specialization India, Bangladesh, Pakistan  
Research Interests Subject interests:
South Asian art and architecture in particular 12th - 20th centuries;
Hindu, Muslim, Islamic, Jain; sultanate; Mughal; Rajput; colonial;
post-independence

Area and cities:
north India, Bengal (Bangladesh, West Bengal), Pakistan, Rajasthan,
Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, New Delhi, Shahjahanabad, Jaipur, Amber (Amer),
Murshidabad, Calcutta, Varanasi (Benares, Banaras, Ramnagar),
Rohtas (Bihar and Pakistan), Rampur, Lucknow, Ayodhya, Awadh

patrons of particular interest:
Sher Shah Sur, Raja Man Singh, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan,
Sawai Jai Singh, Nawabs of Awadh, Nawabs of Murshidabad, Nawabs of Rampur,
Kacchwaha Rajas of Jaipur and Amber, Mughals  
Publications None on file.  
Keywords art ; architecture ; Hindu ; Muslim ; Jain ; sultanate ; Mughal ; Rajput ; colonial history ; ...