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Restoring a monument preserving an identity

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Social Studies High School

The Monument that inspired the Taj Mahal: a Mughal Mausoleum

A Mughal monument that dates back to 1570 was the first garden tomb complex on the Indian subcontinent and inspried many other building including the Taj Mahal. This public radio story describes the effort to restore the 16th-century monument located in Delhi, India, and how the people working on the restoration, and the people who live near the monument, find themselves changed by this work

World History I Geography Asia

Story Length: 6:31

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AIR DATE: 12/01/2013

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