Islamic arts / Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair

Author(s): Bloom, Jonathan (Jonathan M.)
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Subjects: Islamic art
Islamic architecture
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London : Phaidon Press, 1997
Series: Art & ideas
LC Classification: N
Table of Contents: Introduction 5
The Rise of Islam 600-900 AD 13
1. Mosques, Mansions and Mosaics: The Arts of Building 21
2. Pens and Parchment: The Koran and Early Writing 57
3. The Draped Universe: The Arts of the Loom 79
4. Pots, Pans and Pitchers: The Decorative Arts 99
Regional Centres and Local Powers 900-1500 AD 129
5. Madrasas and Muqarnas: The Arts of Building 139
6. Penmen and Painters: The Arts of the Book 191
7. Warps, Wafts and Pile: The Arts of the Loom 221
8. Colours and Figures: The Decorative Arts 247
The Great Empires 1500-1800 AD 285
9. Capitals and Complexes: The Arts of Building 293
10. From Manuscript to Page: The Arts of the Book 329
11. Velvets and Carpets: The Arts of the Loom 361
12. Bedecked and Bejewelled: The Decorative Arts 389
Epilogue 415
Glossary 424
Major Dynasties 426
Key Dates 428
Further Reading 434
Index 440
Acknowledgements 446
Additional Authors: Blair, Sheila
Notes: ISBN: 071483176X
Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-439) and index
Physical Description: 447 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 37265778
ISBN/ISSN: 071483176X

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