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Architecture of the Islamic world : its history and social meaning : with a complete survey of key monuments and 758 illustrations, 112 in colour

Author: Ernst J Grube; George Michell
Publisher: London ; New York : Thames and Hudson, 1995, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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From mosques to markets, from citadels to cemeteries, this text is a survey of the entire field of Islamic architecture. It relates the architecture to the social areas of religion, power structure,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst J Grube; George Michell
ISBN: 0500278474 9780500278475
OCLC Number: 33236157
Credits: Texts by Ernst J. Grube ... [etal]; edited by George Michell.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: What is Islamic architecture? / Ernst J. Grube --
Allah and eternity: mosques, madrasas and tombs / James Dickie (Yaqub Zaki) --
Architecture of power: palaces, citadels and fortifications / Oleg Grabar --
Trade and travel: markets and caravanserais / Eleanor Sims --
Architects, craftsmen and builders: materials and techniques / Ronald Lewcock --
Elements of decoration: surface, pattern and light / Dalu Jones --
Vernacular architecture: the house and society / Guy T. Petherbridge.
Responsibility: texts by Ernst J. Grube [and others] ; edited by George Michell.

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'Richly rewarding ... magnificently illustrated' - House & Garden

 
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