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Dictionary of Islamic architecture

Author: Andrew Petersen
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This dictionary provides a range of artistic, archaeological, cultural, technical and biographical data for the entire geographical and chronological spread of Islamic architecture.

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Petersen, Andrew.
Dictionary of Islamic architecture.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Petersen
ISBN: 0415060842 9780415060844 9780203203873 0203203879
OCLC Number: 34091495
Description: 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ajimez --
Allepo --
Arabesque --
Artesando --
Bijapur --
Bulgaria --
Byzantine --
Crusader Period --
Desert --
Fathy, Hassan --
Fez --
Gardens --
Ghana --
Granada --
Harem --
House --
Jerusalem --
Mamluk Architecture --
Minaret --
Mosaic --
Mosque of Amr --
Oman --
Pakistan --
Qatar --
Semahane --
Singapore --
Spain --
Taj Mahal --
Tomb of the Abasid Caliphs.
Responsibility: Andrew Petersen.
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With over 500 entries, and over 100 plans, sketch maps, photographs and illustrations, this work provides the fullest range of artistic, technical, archaeological, cultural and biographical data from  Read more...


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`It will serve as an indispensable reference tool for all academics, students and researchers involved in the study of Islamic architecture and archaeology. A useful addition to the reference library Read more...

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