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Islamic art, architecture and material culture : new perspectives

By: Graves, Margaret(Edited by)

Part of the British Archaeological Reports International Series series
1407310356 / 9781407310350
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30 cm vii, 147 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
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Contents: Introduction (Robert Hillenbrand); I. METALWORK AND TEXTILES: The Freer Canteen: Jerusalem or Jazira? (Teresa Fitzherbert); Mamluk Textiles (Maria Sardi); The Captivating Power of Textiles (Miriam Ali-de-Unzaga); II.

CERAMICS: Unravelling the Enigmatic Fourteenth-Century Mamluk and Mongol Fine Wares: How to Solve the Problem (Rosalind A.

Wade Haddon); Crossing Borders: Mudejar Ceramics in Paterna (Anna McSweeney); The Aesthetics of Simulation: Architectural Mimicry on Medieval Ceramic Tabourets (Margaret S.

Graves); III. THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: A Symbolic Khassakiyya: Representations of the Palace Guard in Murals and Stucco Sculpture (Melanie Gibson); The Notion of Time and the Image of Place: Reflections on Islamic Gardens (Saeid Khaghani);The Public Realm in Central Damascus: 'Where Old and New Meet' (Rema Haddad); IV.

ARTS OF THE BOOK: The Earliest Qur'anic Scripts (Marcus Fraser); The Influence of Oral Narrating Traditions on a Frequently Illustrated Thirteenth-Century Manuscript (Filiz Adiguzel Toprak); Exile and Adventure: Hassan Massoudy and Sindbad the Sailor (Sarah Sandow).


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