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  1. 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
  2. Gifts of the Sultan

    Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts [Hardback]

    Linda Komaroff (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300171105
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The giving of gifts both delights the recipient and pleases the giver. Practiced in all societies, gift exchange has a history as long as humanity. This gloriously illustrated catalogue is the first investigation of gift-giving and its impact on t... .... Learn More
  3. Living in Historic Cairo

    Living in Historic Cairo [Hardback]

    Farhad Daftary (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781898592280
    Published by : University of Washington Press
    The history of Cairo is usually presented in terms of periods and dynasties such as the Fatimid or Ayyubid. The modern history of Egypt is generally held to begin in the last decades of the nineteenth century with the emergence of a new, modern ci... .... Learn More
  4. The Minbar of Saladin

    The Minbar of Saladin [Hardback]

    Lynette Singer (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780500238431
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    The minbar (pulpit) of Saladin dated to the mid twelfth century, and stood in the Al-Aqsa mosque until its destruction by flames in 1969. This book details the difficult process of reconstruction, introducing the reader to the key principles of... .... Learn More
  5. Persian Ceramics

    Persian Ceramics: From the Collections of the Asian Art Museum [Paperback]

    Aimee Froom (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780939117444
    Published by : Asian Art Museum
    This beautifully illustrated volume presents highlights from the rich collection of Persian ceramics from the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, ranging from 4000 BCE to the 18th century. Many objects illustrate how Persian ceramics were enhanced ... .... Learn More
  6. Arts of the City Victorious

    Arts of the City Victorious [Hardback]

    Jonathan M. Bloom (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9789774161292
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    The Fatimids ruled in North Africa and Egypt from 909-1171 and produced some distinctive and spectacular art and architecture, which this lavishly illustrated book synthesises into an impressively detailed one volume study. The Fatimid period w... .... Learn More
  7. Studies in Medieval Islamic Architecture, Volume 2

    Studies in Medieval Islamic Architecture, Volume 2 [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828159
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This is the second of two volumes which consider in detail the art and architecture of Islam, from Spain to India, from the 7th century to the present day. This volume reflects Hillenbrand's principal interest: the architecture of Iran during the ... .... Learn More
  8. Islamic Remains in Bahrain

    Islamic Remains in Bahrain [Hardback]

    Karen Frifelt (Author); Pernille Bangsgaard (Author); V. Porter (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9788788415100
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The initial aim of the Danish archaeological campaigns in Bahrain was to look for settlements contemporary with the "Hundred Thousand Gravemounds". After the first few campaigns it was evident, however, that the island was such a rich archaeologic... .... Learn More
  9. Studies in Medieval Islamic Architecture

    Studies in Medieval Islamic Architecture: Volume I [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828142
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This is the first of two volumes to consider in detail the architecture of Islam, from Spain to India, from the 7th century to the present day. Hillenbrand's particular interests are Iranian buildings from the Saljuq period (11th to 12th centur... .... Learn More
  10. Hama 4, Part 1 -- The Medieval Citadel & Its Architecture

    Hama 4, Part 1 -- The Medieval Citadel & Its Architecture: Fouilles et Recherches de la Fondation Carlsberg, 1931-1938 [Paperback]

    Peter Pentz (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9788789438030
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Nationalmuseets Skrifter, Større Beretninger)
    Two-Volume Set. This is the last volume in the series of reports from the Danish excavations on the ancient Tall of the important Syrian site and town of Hama. It presents the medieval architecture of the mound from the Arab conquest in 636 to 140... .... Learn More

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