Islam & the Middle East

The world of Islam from its seventh century beginnings expanding westwards to Spain and eastwards throughout the Near East to India and central Asia, covering art and architecture, history, archaeology, religion and philosophy

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  1. Further Studies in Islamic Painting

    Further Studies in Islamic Painting [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £200.00

    ISBN: 9781899828500
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of Professor Grube's essays on Islamic paintings of the late 14th and 15th century in the Timurid empire and Ottoman Turkey. This is a new revised edition of the 1968 exhibition catalogue The Classical Style of Islamic Painting , ... .... Learn More
  2. Seals and Talismans (Khalili Islamic Collections, Vol. 13)

    Seals and Talismans (Khalili Islamic Collections, Vol. 13) [Hardback]

    Ludvik Kalus (Author)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781874780779
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 13
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    In preparation, no date. .... Learn More
  3. Textiles, Carpets and Costumes

    Textiles, Carpets and Costumes [Hardback]

    Michael Franses (Author)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781874780786
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 14
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    The Collection includes more than 250 textiles, embroideries, carpets and costumes from across the Islamic lands dating from the 6th to the 19th centuries.
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  4. Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World

    Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9780907132790
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum of the ... .... Learn More
  5. Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts

    Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597506
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the "decorative arts" or even "the mino... .... Learn More
  6. Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan

    Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan: Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1833-1835 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592159
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 215
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    From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in south-east Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad and Wardak, making numerous... .... Learn More
  7. Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250

    Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250 [Paperback]

    Richard Ettinghausen (Author); Oleg Grabar (Author); Marilyn Jenkins-Madina (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780300088694
    Published by : Yale University Press
    A richly illustrated study and overview of Islamic art and architecture from the 7th to 13th century. Each section of the book includes a discussion of the historical and cultural setting in each area of the Islamic world, preceding a more deta... .... Learn More
  8. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals  in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 208
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    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  9. Christians and Others in the Umayyad State

    Christians and Others in the Umayyad State [Paperback]

    Antoine Borrut (Editor); Fred M. Donner (Editor)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9781614910312
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Late Antique and Medieval Islamic Near East
    Volume: 1
    The papers in this first volume of the new Oriental Institute series LAMINE are derived from a conference entitled “Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians in the Umayyad State,” held at the University of Chicago on June 17–18, 2011. The goal of t... .... Learn More
  10. Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology

    Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology [Paperback]

    Marcus Milwright (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474409193
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
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    Islamic art is justly famed for its technological sophistication, varied approaches to ornament, and innovative employment of the written word. But what do we know about the skilled artisans who spent their lives designing and creating the pa... .... Learn More

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