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Islamic art, literature, and culture

Author: Kathleen Kuiper
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010.
Series: Islamic world (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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What are the percepts of Shari'ah law? What role did Genghis Khan play in Islamic history? How do the teachings of the Qur'an mesh with those of other religious texts? Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture is part of a 3 book series. In this powerful, probing, and thought-provoking series, the world of Islam is explored and explained. With coverage from around the world and across the centuries, each book provides a  Read more...
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Islamic art, literature, and culture.
New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010
(DLC) 2009037976
(OCoLC)436866996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Kuiper
ISBN: 9781615300976 161530097X
OCLC Number: 533552654
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1: THE VARIETIES OF ISLAMIC CULTURE; CHAPTER 2: ISLAMIC ARTS: INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS; CHAPTER 3: THE MORTAR OF ISLAMIC CULTURE; CHAPTER 4: ISLAMIC LITERATURES; CHAPTER 5: ISLAMIC VISUAL ARTS; GLOSSARY; FOR FURTHER READING; INDEX; BACK COVER.
Series Title: Islamic world (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Kuiper.
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What are the percepts of Shari'ah law? What role did Genghis Khan play in Islamic history? How do the teachings of the Qur'an mesh with those of other religious texts? Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture is part of a 3 book series. In this powerful, probing, and thought-provoking series, the world of Islam is explored and explained. With coverage from around the world and across the centuries, each book provides a thorough look into the religion with nearly two billion adherents worldwide. Readers will develop a comprehensive understanding of this incredibly rich faith and its contributions t.

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