This list, arranged in chronological order of publication date, is provided to facilitate quick access to the titles. It is in three parts with books, contributions to books and then all major papers. Book reviews and unpublished papers read in public gatherings are not included, but a very few review articles are given under “Other Publications”. 


Titles marked with asterisk (*) indicate principal publications, mostly on sites and monuments which have been introduced to the scholarly world for the first time.

Abstracts of books, chapters on books, papers on Iranian studies and papers on South Asian studies are given in the pages related to those subjects.


Abarkuh, Iran, early mediaeval fire temple later converted to a mosque 







* Rajasthan I, M. Shokoohy, Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum, Part IV, vol. XLIX, (Lund Humphries, distribution: School of Oriental and African Studies) London, 1986, 95 pp., 87 monochrome plates.


SBN: 85331 492 6















* Hisar-i Firuza, Sultanate and Early Mughal Architecture in the District of Hisar, India, M. and N. H. Shokoohy (Monographs on Art Archaeology and Architecture) London, 1988, 138 pp., 47 architectural drawings and maps, 142 monochrome photographs.


ISBN 978-1-870606-00-4 (pb)


ISBN 978-1-870606-01-1 (hb)















* Haryana I, the Column of Firuz Shah and other Islamic inscriptions from the district of Hisar, M. Shokoohy, Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum, Part IV, vol. XLVIII, (School of Oriental and African Studies) London, 1988, 42 pp., 4 line drawings, 90 plates.


ISBN: 0 7286 0147 8













* Bhadreśvar, the Oldest Islamic Monuments in India, M Shokoohy with contributions by Manijeh Bayani-Walpert and N. H. Shokoohy (Studies in Islamic Art and Architecture, Supplements to Muqarnas, vol. II) (E. J. Brill) Leiden – New York Copenhagen Cologne, 1988, 84 pp., 42 line drawings, 119 monochrome phopographs, appendix, index.


ISBN: 90 04 08341 3

ISSN: 0921-0326












* Nagaur, Sultanate and Early Mughal History and Architecture of the District of Nagaur, India, M. and N. H. Shokoohy(Royal Asiatic Society Monograph XXVIII) London, 1993, 184 pp., 72 line drawings, 132 monochrome photographs, appendices, index.


ISBN: 978-0947593-09-4







* Kirtipur, An Urban Community in Nepal - its People, Town Planning, Architecture and Arts, edited and with contributions by M. and N. H. Shokoohy, (Araxus) London, 1994, 258 pp., 150 plates, 17 maps, 38 architectural drawings, 18 inscriptions, 10 graphs and tables, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index.


ISBN: 978-1-870606-02-8















* Muslim Architecture of South India, the sultanate of Ma‘bar and the traditions of the maritime settlers on the Malabar and Coromandel coasts (Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Goa), M. Shokoohy, (Routledge Curzon Studies in South Asia) London and New York, 2003, 304 pp., 116 figures including survey drawings, maps and old engravings, 234 monochrome plates, appendices, lists, bibliography, index.


ISBN: 0 415 30207 2















* Tughluqabad, a paradigm for Indo-Islamic urban planning and its architectural components, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, (Monograph of the Society for South Asian Studies, British Academy) (Araxus) London, 2007, 266 pp., 95 drawings, 235 plates, appendices, list, bibliography, index.


ISBN: 978-1-870606-10-3















* Street Shrines of Kirtipur, as long as the sun and moon endure, M. and N. H. Shokoohy and Sukra Sagar Shrestha, (Araxus) London, 2014, 440 pp., 168 colour and 320 monochrome illustrations, 9 maps and 11 diagrams, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index.


ISBN: 978 1 870606 11 0






















“Az iszlám művészet Indiában a korai iszlámtól a Nagy-Mughalok bukásáig (Indo-Islamic architecture from the sultanate to the early Mughal period)”, M. Shokoohy, chapter XII, in Géza Fehérvári, Az iszlám művészet története, (Képzömüvészeti Kiadó) Budapest, 1987, pp. 193-225, pls. 161-184, colour pls. 182-196.
ISBN: 963 336 348 9




“The Iranian influence on urban planning in India”, M. Shokoohy, Iranian Cities, ed. M. Y. Kiani, IV, Tehran, 1990, pp. 260-80, 12 architectural drawings and maps, 6 monochrome photographs.




* “Architecture of the Muslim trading communities in India” M. Shokoohy, Islam and Indian Regions, ed. by A. L. Dallapiccola and Zingel-Avé Lallemant, Beiträge zur Südasienforschung, Südasien Institut, Universität Heidelberg, 1993, CILV, vol. I, pp. 291-319, vol. II, References and Documentation, drawings nos. 7-21, pls. 45-60.


ISBN: 978-3-515062-72-5

“Bhadreshwar and the architecture of the early Muslim settlers”, M. Shokoohy, The arts of Kutch, edited by Christopher W. London, (Marg, vol. 51, no. 4) Bombay, 2000, pp 30-47, figs. 1a-6b (8 architectural drawings, 9 photographs).


ISBN: 978-8-185026-48-0



Excavations at Ghubayra, Iran, by A. D. H. Bivar, assisted by P. A. Baker, G. Fehérvári, M. Shokoohy, S. Tyler-Smith and Linda Wooley, edited by M. Shokoohy (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) London, 2000, 558 pp., 87 figures, 144 plates.

ISBN: 07286 0307 1




“The Architecture of Baha al-din Tughrul in the region of Bayana, Rajasthan”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy,  Architecture of Mediaeval India: forms, contexts, histories, edited by Monica Juneja, (Permanent Black) New Delhi, 2001, pp. 413-428, figs. 1-11, (a reprint of the paper first published in Muqarnas, IV, 1987, pp. 114-32, figs 1-27).


ISBN: 978-8-178240-10-7



01_Cairo_to_Cabul_front_cover*  “The Tomb of Ghiyath al-din at Tughluqabad: Pisé architecture of Afghanistan translated into stone in Delhi”, M and N. H. Shokoohy, in Cairo to Kabul, Ralph Pinder-Wilson Festschrift, ed. Warwick Ball, (Melisende) London, 2002, pp. 207-221, figs. 22.1-22.10, pls. 22.1-21.9.

ISBN: 978-1-901764-12-3





“Mi‘mari wa athar-i tarikhi-yi bengal (Architecture and historical monuments of Bengal)”, M. Shokoohy, The Great Islamic Encyclopaedia, Vol. XII, Tehran, 2004, pp. 605-608.


ISBN 978-9-647025-24-9



“The Sīdī Sayyid – or Sīdī Sa‘īd – Mosque in Ahmadabad”, M. Shokoohy, in: African Elites in India, eds. Kenneth X. Robbins and John McLeod, (Mapin Publishing) Ahmedabad, 2006, pp. 144-161, figs. 138-152.

ISBN: 978-1-890206-97-0


*  “The Indian ‘idgah and its Persian prototype the namazgah or musalla”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, in: Sifting Sands, Reading Signs: Studies in Honour of Professor Géza Fehérvári,  ed. Patricia L. Baker and Barbara Brend, (Furnace Publishing, distribution: School of Oriental and African Studies) London, 2006, pp. 105-119, figs. 1-15.


ISBN: 0 9550266 01


*  “Sources for Malabar Muslim Inscriptions”, M. Shokoohy, in: Malabar in the Indian Ocean: Cosmopolitanism in a Maritime Historical region, ed. Mahmood Kooria and Michael Naylor Pearson, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2018, 1-63, figs 1.1-1.27.

ISBN-13: 978-0-19-948032-6

*  “The Malabar Mosque: a visual manifestation of an egalitarian faith”, M. Shokoohy and N. H. Shokoohy, in: Malabar in the Indian Ocean: Cosmopolitanism in a Maritime Historical Region, ed. Mahmood Kooria and Michael Naylor Pearson, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2018, 307-337, figs 11.1-11.23.

ISBN-13: 978-0-19-948032-6













BAI: Bulletin of the Asia Institute (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
ISSN: 0890-4464


BSOAS: Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (Cambridge University Press)
ISSN: 0041-977X
EISSN 1474-0699

Available by subscription from Cambridge Journals Online

EIr: Encyclopaedia Iranica (Columbia University, New York)

ISSN 2330-4804

Available on the Encyclopaedia Iranica website:

JRAS: Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (Cambridge University Press)
ISSN: 1356-1863


Available by subscription from Cambridge Journals Online

The Medieval History Journal, Journal of the Medieval History Society (Sage Publications, New Delhi - Thousand Oaks - London)
ISSN: 0971-9458


Available by subscription from Sage Online:

SAS: South Asian Studies, Annual of the British Association for South Asian Studies (formerly Society for South Asian Studies), the British Academy, (Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group) 
ISSN: 0266-6030

UDS: Urban Design Studies, Annual of the University of Greenwich Urban Design Unit (Araxus, London)
ISSN: 1358-3255

Available from




*  “Monuments of the early Caliphate at Darzin in the Kirman region”, M. Shokoohy, JRAS, I, 1980, pp. 1-20, figs. 1-8, pls. 1-6.




“Archaeological notes on Lashkari Bazar, Afghanistan”, M. Shokoohy and Géza Fehérvári, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes, LXXII, 1980, pp. 83-95.




“A signed bronze vessel with human figures”, M. Shokoohy and Géza Fehérvári, Essays in Islamic Art and Architecture in Honour of Katharina Otto-Dorn, (Islamic Art and Architecture, 1, Undena Publications) Malibu, Ca., 1981, pp. 37-41, figs 1-9.




* “The monuments at the Kuhandiz of Herat, Afghanistan”, M. Shokoohy, JRAS, I, 1983, pp. 5-31, figs. 1-9, pls. 1-8.




*  “The Sasanian caravanserai of Dayr-i Gachin, south of Ray, Iran”, M. Shokoohy, BSOAS, XLVI, iii, 1983, pp. 445-61. Translated into Persian in the Iranian Journal of Archaeology and History, Vol. XX, nos. 1-2 Serial nos. 39-40, Spring-Summer 2006, 67-81, figs. 1-10, pls. 1-8 (16 photographs).




*  “Two fire temples converted to mosques in Central Iran”, M. Shokoohy, in Papers in Honour of Mary BoyceActa Iranica, XXIV (Hommages et opera minora, vol. XI), 1985, pp. 545-72, figs. 1-10 (12 architectural drawings), pls. 23-34 (22 photographs), 2 appendices (translated into Persian in the Iranian Journal of Archaeology and History, V, ii, 1991, pp. 52-68).


 “The City of Turquoise, a preliminary report on the town of Hisar-i Firuza”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, in Water and ArchitectureAARP Environmental Design, II, Rome, 1985, pp. 82-9, 3 maps and architectural drawings, 5 photographs.




* “The Architecture of Baha al-din Tughrul in the region of Bayana, Rajasthan” M. and N. H. Shokoohy, Muqarnas, IV, 1987, pp. 114-32, figs. 1-27 (9 architectural drawings, 20 photographs).




“Muslim architecture in Gujarat prior to the Islamic conquest”, M. Shokoohy, Marg, XXXIX, iv, 1988, pp. 75-78, figs 1-9 (1 architectural drawing, 8 photographs).




“The Masdjed Djame' of Fahradj”, M. Shokoohy, Iranian Journal of Archaeology and history, III, i, Autumn-Winter 1988-89, pp. 16-23, 95-96, 8 architectural drawings, 16 photographs.




*  “The Shrine of Imam-i Kalan in Sar-i Pul, Afghanistan”, M. Shokoohy, BSOAS, LII, ii, 1989, pp. 306-14, figs 1-8, pls. 1-12 (16 photographs).




*  “Architecture of the Sultanate of Ma'bar in Madura and other Muslim monuments in South India”, M. Shokoohy, JRAS, 1991, pp. 31-92, figs 1-18, pls 1-16 (32 photographs).




“History and Architecture of Kirtipur, Nepal”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, South Asia Library Group Newsletter, XXXIX, 1992, pp. 25-9, 2 figs.




*  “Architecture of the Muslim Port of Qa'il on the Coromandel Coast, South India, Part One, History and the 14th-15th Century Monuments”, M. Shokoohy, SAS, vol. IX, 1993, pp. 137-166, figs. 1-15 (2 maps and 27 architectural drawings), pls. 1-16.




“Darzin”, M. Shokoohy, EIr, vol. VII, fascicle i, 1994, pp. 83-84.




*  “Architecture of the Muslim Port of Qa'il on the Coromandel Coast, South India, Part Two, the 16th-19th Century Monuments”, M. Shokoohy, SAS, vol. X, 1994, pp. 162-178, figs 1-8 (1 map and 20 architectural drawings), pls. 1-14.




*  “Tughluqabad, the earliest surviving town of the Delhi Sultanate” M. and N. H. Shokoohy, BSOAS, vol. LVII, 1994, pp. 516-550, figs. 1-14 (1 town plan and 24 architectural drawings) pls. 1-16 (32 photographs).




*  “Sasanian royal emblems and their re-emergence in the fourteenth-century Deccan” M. Shokoohy, Muqarnas, XI, 1994, pp. 65-78, figs. 1-21 (3 engravings, 7 drawings, 11 photographs).




“Dayr-e Gacin”, M. Shokoohy, EIr, vol. VII, fascicle ii, 1994, pp. 170-2, 2 illustrations.





“Kirtipur: Cultural traditions under siege”, M. Shokoohy, UDS, I, 1995, pp. 125-132, figs. 12.1-12.7.






“Epitaphs of Kayalpatnam, South India”, M. Shokoohy, SAS, vol. XI, 1995, pp. 121-128, figs. 1-7.




Entries in The Grove Dictionary of Art, (ed. Jane Shoaf Turner) Macmillan, London-New York, 1996. 






     Entries written jointly by M & N. H. Shokoohy:




          “Indian Subcontinent, 11th-16th century, (b) North India (sultanates)”, vol. XV, pp. 338-346;




          “Indian Subcontinent, 11th-16th century, (c) West (Gujarat and Nagaur)”, vol. XV, pp. 346-351;




          “Indian Subcontinent, 11th-16th century, (d) East (Bengal)”, vol. XV, pp. 351-353;




          “Indian Subcontinent, 11th-16th century, (e) Central (Malwa)”, vol. XV, pp. 353-355;





     The following entries by M. Shokoohy




          “Indian Subcontinent, 6th-11th century, (b) West (Bhadresvar)”, vol. XV, pp. 308-9;




          “Indian Subcontinent, 11th-16th century, (f) South (Deccan)”, vol. XV, pp. 355-358 “(Kerala and Tamil Nadu)” 355-359;




          “Chanderi, vol. VI, p. 444;




          “Mandu, vol. XX, pp. 250-251.





     The following entries by N. H. Shokoohy:




          “Indian Subcontinent, 6th-11th century, (ii) Indo-Islamic”, vol. 15, 306-7, “(a) North-West (Sind)”, vol. 15, 307;




          “Indian Subcontinent, 11th-16th century, (ii) Indo-Islamic”, vol. 15, 336-7, “(a) North-West (Multan - East Punjab)”, vol. 15, 337-8;




          “Jaunpur”, vol. 17, 451




          “Multan”, vol. 22, 279






*  “Social effects of land use changes in Kirtipur, Nepal” M. and N. H. Shokoohy and Uttam Sagar Shrestha, UDS, III, 1997, pp. 51-74, figs. 3.1–3.24 (5 drawings and 19 photographs).






“Historic Medway Towns, a view to the future”, Martin Eyre and M. Shokoohy, UDS, III, 1997, pp. 139-144, figs. 8.1-8.6.






*  “The Safa Masjid at Ponda, an architectural hybrid”, M. Shokoohy, SAS, XIII, 1997, pp. 71-85, figs. 1-13 (1 engraving, 9 architectural drawings, 4 photographs).



“Teaching Design in the Street”, Philip Stringer and M. Shokoohy, UDS, IV, 1998, pp. 123-128 figs. 8.1-8.5.







01_JRAS_Vol_8,_1998cover*  “The town of Cochin and its Muslim heritage on the Malabar coast, South India”, M. Shokoohy, JRAS, Series 3, VIII, 1998, pp. 351-394, figs. 1-15, pls. 1-19.




“Emam Saheb, two archaeological sites in Afghanistan”, M. Shokoohy, EIr, vol. VIII, fascicle iv, 1998, p. 391.




*  “The Dark Gate, the Dungeons, the royal escape route, and more, survey of Tughluqabad, second interim report”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, BSOAS, LXII, part 3, 1999, pp. 423-461, figs. 1-14, pls. 1-11 (22 photographs).




“Fath Jang, Ebrahim Khan (or Mirza Ebrahim)”, M. Shokoohy, EIr, vol. IX, fascicle 4, 1999, pp. 421-422.


*  “Pragmatic City versus ideal city: Tughluqabad, Perso-Islamic planning and its impact on Indian Towns” M. and N. H. Shokoohy, UDS, V, 1999, pp. 57-84, figs. 5.1-5.28 (16 drawings and 12 photographs).








*  “The Karao Jami‘ mosque of Diu in the light of the history of the island”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, SAS, XVI, 2000, pp. 55-72, figs. 1-19 (4 architectural drawings and 15 photographs).




“Giat Beg (Ghiat-al-din Mohammad Tehrani) E‘temad-al-dawla”, M. Shokoohy, EIr, vol. X, fascicle vi, 2001, pp. 594-595.




“Revelations from mapping and morphology”, Philip Stringer and M. Shokoohy, UDS, Vol. VII, 2001, pp. 111-118, figs. 10.1-10.9.






“European Connections, Gravesend and Malmo”, M. Shokoohy, UDS, Vol. VIII, 2002, pp. 115-122, figs. 9.1-9.10.






*  “The Zoroastrian fire temple in the ex-Portuguese colony of Diu, India”, M. Shokoohy, JRAS, Series 3, Vol. XIII, i, 2003, pp. 1-20, figs. 1-17 (6 drawings and 11 photographs).




*  “Tughluqabad, third interim report: gates, silos, waterworks and other features”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, BSOAS, Vol. LXVI, i, 2003, pp. 14-55, figs. 1-18, pls. 1-27.




“Hasan Gangu (Kangu or Kanku): Ala al-din Hasan Bahman Shah”, M. Shokoohy, EIr, Vol. XII, fascicle i, 2003, pp. 33-34.




01_BAI_2000_cover*  “Domestic dwellings in Muslim India: mediaeval house plans”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, BAI, Vol. XIV, 2000 (published 2003), pp. 89-110, figs. 1-21 (10 architectural drawings and 11 photographs).




*  “The Portuguese Fort of Diu” M. and N. H. Shokoohy, SAS, Vol. XIX, 2003, pp. 169-203, figs. 1-47 (4 old engravings, 4 maps, 7 architectural drawings and 32 photographs).




* “A history of Bayana – Part 1: from the Muslim conquest to the end of the Tughluq period”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, MHJ, Vol. VII, part ii, 2004, pp. 279–324, figs. 1-6 (2 maps and 4 photographs), appendix.





* “A history of Bayana – Part 2: from the rise of the Auhadis to the early Mughal period (fifteenth – seventeenth centuries)”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, MHJ, Vol. VIII, part ii, 2005, pp. 323–400, figs. 1-12 (1 map and 11 photographs), 2 appendices.


*  “The Chatri in Indian Architecture, Persian wooden canopies materialised in stone”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, BAI, Vol. XV, 2001 (published 2005), pp. 129–150, figs. 1-26 (11 architectural drawings and 22 photographs).




01_SAS,_vol_23,_2007_cover*  “The town of Diu, its churches, monasteries and other historic features”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, SAS, Vol. XXIII, 2007 (published February 2008), pp. 141-188, figs. 1-65 (4 old engravings, 1 map, 5 urban plans, 27 architectural drawings, 49 photographs).


*  “Waterworks of Mediaeval Bayana, Rajasthan” N. H. Shokoohy, BAI, vol. XVIII, (2004 nominal) 2008, 19-42, figs. 1-17 (1 map, 10 architectural drawings, 12 photographs).




*  “The island of Diu, its architecture and historic remains”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, SAS, Vol. XXVI, 2010, 161-190, figs. 1-40 (1 map, 1 site plan, 2 town plans, 24 architectural drawings, 33 photographs).




“The legacy of the Parsi community of Diu”, M. Shokoohy, Hamazor (Publication of the World Zoroastrian Organization), Vol. LV, ii, 2010, 75-81, figs. 1-12 (7 architectural drawings, 9 photographs).




*  “The mosques of Bayana, Rajasthan, and the emergence of a prototype for the mosques of the Mughals”, M. and N. H. Shokoohy, MHJ, Vol. XIII, part ii, 2010, 153-197, figs. 1-20 (1 old engraving, 1 ink impression, 21 architectural drawings, 17 photographs), 1 table.




*  The Zoroastrian Towers of Silence in the ex-Portuguese colony of Diu”, M. Shokoohy, BAI, Vol. XXI, 2007 (published 2012), 61-78, figs. 1-20 (4 old engravings, 2 site plans, 5 architectural drawings, 11 photographs).




*  “The legacy of Islam in Somnath”, M. Shokoohy, BSOAS, Vol. 75 part 2, 2012, 297-335, figs. 1-27 (1 town plan, 20 architectural drawings, 26 photographs).




*  “Kashmir V, Persian Influence on Kashmiri Art” M. Shokoohy, EIr, Vol. 16, fascicle i, 2012, 61-4, 2 photographs.


Bhadreshwar, Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition, vol. 4, 2015, 57-8.


Hisar-i Firuza, Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition, 2016, pp. 95-8.

Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition, 2017, pp. 47.52.

Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition, 2018, pp. 135-143 .

The Lady of Gold: Sikandar Lodi's mother (c. 837/1433 - 922/1516) and the tomb attributed to her at Dholpur, Rajasthan, BSOAS, Vol. 81, Part 1, 2018, pp. 83-102.





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