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. Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838

    Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592197
    Published by : British Museum Press
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    The book discusses and catalogues Charles Masson’s 1833–8 collections from the urban site of Begram and Kabul bazaar. It utilises Masson archival material which appears as a supplementary BM online publication The Charles Masson Archive: British L... .... 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. 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
  5. 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
  6. Ottoman Land Reform in the Province of Baghdad

    Ottoman Land Reform in the Province of Baghdad [Hardback]

    Keiko Kiyotaki (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9789004366596
    Published by : Brill
    In Ottoman Land Reform in the Province of Baghdad, Keiko Kiyotaki traces the Ottoman reforms of tax farming and land tenure and establishes that their effects were the key ingredients of agricultural progress. These modernizing reforms are shown t... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

    Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo [Hardback]

    Yossef Rapoport (Author); Emilie Savage-Smith (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9781851244911
    Published by : Bodleian Library
    About a millennium ago, in Cairo, someone completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, our unknown author guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands... .... Learn More
  9. Authority and Control in the Countryside: From Antiquity to Islam in the Mediterranean and Near East (6th-10th Century)

    Authority and Control in the Countryside: From Antiquity to Islam in the Mediterranean and Near East (6th-10th Century) [Paperback]

    Alain Delattre (Editor); Marie Legendre (Editor); Petra Sijpesteijn (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9789004386358
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Leiden Studies in Islam and Society
    Volume: 9
    Authority and Control in the Countryside looks at the economic, religious, political and cultural instruments that local and regional powers in the late antique to early medieval Mediterranean and Near East used to manage their rural hinterlands. ... .... Learn More
  10. The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD

    The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD [Hardback]

    Timothy Insoll (Author); Salman Almahari (Author); Rachel MacLean (Author)

    £133.00

    ISBN: 9789004380783
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East
    Volume: 126
    In, The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, an illustrated catalogue of 150 gravestones with modern Arabic transcription and English translation is provided with discussion of gravestone chronology, types, manufacture, decoration, iconograph... .... Learn More

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