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The minaret

Author: Jonathan Bloom
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2013.
Series: Edinburgh studies in Islamic art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bloom
ISBN: 9780748637256 0748637257
OCLC Number: 1065563612
Notes: Originally published in 1989 with the tile Minaret, symbol of Islam.
Description: xxi, 392 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: PART I --
ch. 1 The History of Scholarship and the Nature of the Problem --
ch. 2 The Adhan, the Mi'dhana and the Sawma'a --
ch. 3 Manaras and Manars --
ch. 4 The Mosque Tower --
ch. 5 Why were Towers Added to Mosques? --
PART II --
ch. 6 The Minaret in the Maghrib in the Ninth Century --
ch. 7 The Triumph of the Cordoban Minaret in the Maghrib --
ch. 8 The Minaret in Egypt through the Ayyubid Period --
ch. 9 The Minaret in the Central and Eastern Islamic Lands before the Seljuqs --
ch. 10 The Minaret during the Seljuq Era --
PART III --
ch. 11 The Minaret after the Mongol Conquests --
ch. 12 The Minaret beyond the Persianate World --
ch. 13 The Spread of the Minaret into Modern Times.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in Islamic art.
Responsibility: Jonathan M. Bloom.

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