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Islam : art and architecture

Islam (Kunst und Architektur). English.

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  • Creator edited by Markus Hattstein and Peter Delius ; [translation from German, George Ansell [and others]]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Special ed. [Germany] : H.F. Ullman, 2007.
  • Physical Details
    • 623 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9780841603547, 0841603545, 9783833135347, 3833135344, 9783848008384, 3848008386
  • OCLC ocn276855071

Notes

  • Translation of: Islam : Kunst und Architektur.
  • Revision of the English text: Jardi Mullinax and Russell Cennydd.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 598-603) and index.

Contents

  • General map -- Islam : world religion and cultural power / Markus Hattstein -- Art and culture in the Islamic world / Oleg Grabar -- The mosque / Oleg Grabar -- Science in Islam / Markus Hattstein -- Syria and Palestine : the Umayyad caliphate / Volkmar Enderlein : History ; Architecture ; Building decoration -- Iraq, Iran, and Egypt : the Abbasids / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom : History ; Architecture ; Decorative arts ; Islamic ornament -- Tunisia and Egypt : the Aghlabids and Fatimids / Sibylle Mazot : The Aghlabids : History ; Architecture : The Fatimids : History ; Architecture ; Decorative arts : Fatimid influences in Sicily and southern Italy : History ; Architecture and art -- Syria, Palestine, and Egypt : Ayyubids, Mamluks, and Crusaders : History ; The Mediterranean between East and West / Almut von Gladiss ; Architecture / Julia Gonella, Viktoria Meinecke-Berg ; Decorative arts ; Islamic metalwork / Almut von Gladiss -- Spain and Morocco : Spanish Umayyads : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture / Natascha Kubisch ; Decorative arts / Almut von Gladiss -- Almoravids and Almohads : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture / Natascha Kubisch ; Decorative arts / Almut von Gladiss -- The Nasrids of Granada : History / Markus Hattstein ; The Alhambra / Jesús Bermúdez López
  • The Maghreb : from Morocco to Tunisia : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture ; Decorative arts / Natascha Kubisch ; Trade and trading routes / Peter W. Schienerl -- Early empires of the East : Ghanavids and Ghurids / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom : History ; Architecture ; Decorative arts -- Central Asia and Asia Minor : the Great Seljuks, the Anatolian Seljuks, and the Khwarazm-Shahs : The great Seljuks and the Khwarazm-Shahs : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture / Sergej Chmelnizkij, Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom -- Anatolian Seljuks : History and architecture / Joachim Gierlichs ; Decorative arts of the great Seljuks / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom ; Decorative arts of the Antolian Seljuks / Joachim Gierlichs -- Islamic Mongols : from the Mongol invasions to the Ilkhanids / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom : History ; Architecture ; Decorative arts -- Central Asia : the Timurids, the Shaybanids, and the Khan Princedoms : The Timurids : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture / Sergej Chmelnizkij ; The arts of the book / Mukkadima Aschrafi ; The Shaybanids and the Khan Princedoms : History / Wolfgang Holzworth ; Architecture / Sergej Chmelnizkij ; Tiles as architectural decoration / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom
  • India : from Sultanate to Mughal Empire / Philippa Vaughan : History ; Architecture ; Decorative arts ; The garden as a reflection of paradise / Marianne Barrucand -- Iran : Safavids and Qajars : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom ; Decorative arts / Elke Niewöhner ; Islamic carpets / Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom -- The Ottoman Empire : History / Markus Hattstein ; Architecture ; Decorative arts / Almut von Gladiss ; Islamic calligraphy / Elke Niewöhner -- Islam in the modern age : History / Markus Hattstein ; In search of the exotic East ; Architecture and art / Annette Hagedorn
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