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Islamic art and culture : a visual history

Author: Nasser D Khalili
Publisher: Woodstock ; New York : Overlook Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An oversized visual history of Islamic civilization as reflected in its fine art spans 1,200 years and surveys a range of media, from architecture and painting to silk textiles and calligraphy, in a volume that also demonstrates the relationship between Islamic artists and their western peers.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nasser D Khalili
ISBN: 1585678392 9781585678396
OCLC Number: 77079745
Notes: Includes semi-detached compass card following p. 186.
Description: 186 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 38 cm
Contents: Major historical and cultural sites of the Islamic world --
Major Islamic dynasties --
Timeline of Islamic art and culture --
The history of Islamic art and culture --The written word: calligraphy --
The word of God: Qur'ans --
Miniature painting --
Bookbinding --
Lacquer --
Pottery and ceramics --
Glass and rock crystal --
Metalwork --
Scientific instruments --
Arms and armour --
Jewellery --
Carpets and textiles --
Coins --
Architecture.
Responsibility: Nasser D. Khalili.

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An oversized visual history of Islamic civilization as reflected in its fine art spans 1,200 years and surveys a range of media, from architecture and painting to silk textiles and calligraphy, in a volume that also demonstrates the relationship between Islamic artists and their western peers.

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