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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. 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
  3. Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze

    Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze: Of the late 14th to the mid-18th centuries in the Collection of the State Hermitage Museum [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.00

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    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
  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. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth

    God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture [Hardback]

    Sheila S. Blair (Editor); Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780300215281
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Qur'an makes rich references to light, tying it to revelation, and light consequently permeates the culture and visual arts of the Islamic lands. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth explores the integral role of light in Islamic civi... .... Learn More
  6. The Hajj

    The Hajj: Collected Essays [Paperback]

    Venetia Porter (Editor); Liana Saif (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591930
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 193
    Following on the British Museum’s critically acclaimed exhibitionHajj: journey to the heart of Islam, this volume provides over thirty papers on the history and significance of the Hajj, spanning history, politics, archaeology, pilgrims’ journeys,... .... Learn More
  7. God Is Beautiful and Loves Beauty

    God Is Beautiful and Loves Beauty: The Object in Islamic Art and Culture [Hardback]

    Sheila S. Blair (Editor); Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £29.95

    ISBN: 9780300196665
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Islamic world, spanning centuries and far-flung regions, is renowned for its diverse cultural and artistic traditions. This sumptuous book delves into that vast creative output, examining a dozen exquisite objects in the Museum of Islamic Art,... .... Learn More
  8. Medieval Islamic swords and swordmaking

    Medieval Islamic swords and swordmaking [Paperback]

    Robert G. Hoyland (Author); Brian Gilmour (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094570
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    One of the problems pervading the study of medieval Islamic technology is the lack of surviving technical treatises. Tradition tended to be handed down by example and by word of mouth, and apprenticeships could last for decades. Fortunately, h... .... Learn More
  9. Byzantium and Islam

    Byzantium and Islam [Hardback]

    Helen Evans (Author); Brandie Ratliff (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300179507
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This groundbreaking volume explores the epochal transformations and unexpected continuities in the Byzantine Empire from the seventh to the ninth century. As the period opened, the Empire's southern provinces-the vibrant, diverse areas of North Af... .... Learn More
  10. The Art and Architecture of Twelver Shi'ism

    The Art and Architecture of Twelver Shi'ism [Hardback]

    James W. Allan (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781898592297
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Twelver Shi'ism is the dominant faith in southern Iraq and Iran and it has had a major historical role also in India, in particular in the Deccan and in Lucknow, but its distinctive art and architecture have received little attention and seldom... .... Learn More

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