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. The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue

    The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue [Hardback]

    Marina Rustow (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780691156477
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Series: Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World
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    The lost archive of the Fatimid caliphate (909-1171) survived in an unexpected place: the storage room, or geniza, of a synagogue in Cairo, recycled as scrap paper and deposited there by medieval Jews. Marina Rustow tells the story of this extraor... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Writing History in the Medieval Islamic World: The Value of Chronicles as Archives

    Writing History in the Medieval Islamic World: The Value of Chronicles as Archives [Hardback]

    Fozia Bora (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781784537302
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: The Early and Medieval Islamic World
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    In two centuries of rule over Egypt and North Africa (969-1171CE), the Isma'ili Fatimids threatened Sunni hegemony in the Arab heartlands, yet left few historiographical records. Instead, it fell to Ayyubid and Mamluk historians to represent the F... .... Learn More
  5. Copper, Brass and Bronze of Iran

    Copper, Brass and Bronze of Iran: From the late 14th to the mid-18th century in the Hermitage Collection [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781898592372
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
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    In Western Europe the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly published, though... .... Learn More
  6. Islam and Democracy

    Islam and Democracy: Voices of Muslims amongst us [Paperback]

    Amédée Edward Turner (Author); Davide Tacchini (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9788869771774
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
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    During the last six years, a team of scholars, researchers and religious leaders in Europe and the USA worked tirelessly, organising over seventy discussion groups that included members of the local Muslim communities. The present volume presents ... .... Learn More
  7. The Crucible of Islam

    The Crucible of Islam [Paperback]

    G W Bowersock (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9780674237728
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    Little is known about Arabia in the sixth century, yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched from the Iberian peninsula to India. Today, Muslims account for nearly a quarter of the global population. A renow... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Abu Bakr Cemetery at Giza

    The Abu Bakr Cemetery at Giza [Hardback]

    Tohfa Handoussa (Author); Edward Brovarski (Author)

    £123.00

    ISBN: 9781948488020
    Published by : Lockwood Press
    Series: Wilbour Studies in Egyptology and Assyriology
    Volume: 5
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  10. Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture

    Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture [Paperback]

    Eve Krakowski (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780691191638
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Much of what we know about life in the medieval Islamic Middle East comes from texts written to impart religious ideals or to chronicle the movements of great men. How did women participate in the societies these texts describe? What about non-Mus... .... Learn More

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