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The minaret

Author: Jonathan M Bloom
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrates the history of iconic element of Islamic architecture. This title reveals that the Minaret, long understood to have been invented in the early years of Islam as the place from which the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan M Bloom
ISBN: 9780748637256 0748637257
OCLC Number: 929845967
Description: XXI, 392 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan M. Bloom.

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