Introduction: The Mughal Dynasty, Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal; I. Mughal Agra, a Riverfront Garden City; II. The Construction of the Taj Mahal; III. More Than a Tomb: the Parts of the Taj Mahal; IV. The Paradisiacal House of the Queen; V. Everybody's Taj Mahal.
Ebba Koch is on the staff of the Institut fur Kunstgeschichte (Institute of Art History) at the University of Vienna, and has been architectural adviser to the Taj Mahal Conservation Collaborative since 2001. Her last book, Mughal Architecture, is now the standard work on the subject.