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Art and architecture in the Islamic tradition

aesthetics, politics and desire in early Islam

by Mohammed Hamdouni Alami

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Published by I.B. Tauris, Distributed in the United States and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic art,
  • History and criticism,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Islamic architecture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-279) and index.

    StatementMohammed Hamdouni Alami
    SeriesLibrary of modern Middle East studies -- 104
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6260 .H25 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 289 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25566942M
    ISBN 101848855443
    ISBN 109781848855441
    OCLC/WorldCa662406164

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    The major art pieces, most important artists, and significant artistic movements f BCE to today are collected together in this easy-to-read resource on art history. It leads you on a tour from the basics and beginnings of art to the various directions that art is heading today. You’ll not only learn about paintings, but also every other medium imaginable, including sculpture. Tradition And Future Of Islamic Education by Wilna A.J. Meijer, Tradition And Future Of Islamic Education Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Tradition And Future Of Islamic Education books, The relation between Islam and the West is the topic of an ongoing debate. The debate often leaves us with a choice between two mutually.


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