Earthen Architecture in Muslim Cultures

Historical and Anthropological Perspectives

Stéphane Pradines, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations, Aga Khan University, London (AKU-ISMC)

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€139,00
$160.00
ISBN13: 
9789004355316
Expected Date: 
January 2018
Format: 
Hardback
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ISSN: 
2213-3844
Volume: 
10

Kishwar Rizvi, Yale University

Affect, Emotion and Subjectivity in Early Modern Muslim Empires is a study of art, literature and architecture that considers the intentions and motivations of patrons and artists in the urban and cultural milieu of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal courts.
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Volume: 
09
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340473
E-ISBN: 
9789004352841
Publication date: 
October 2017
€129,00
$140.00

Mattia Guidetti, University of Vienna

In his book In the Shadow of the Church: The Building of Mosques in Early Medieval Syria Mattia Guidetti explains how late antique church architecture influenced the rise of Islamic religious architecture in the Syrian region.
Series: 
Volume: 
08
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325708
E-ISBN: 
9789004328839
Publication date: 
November 2016
€129,00
$155.00

Hala Auji, the American University of Beirut

Printing Arab Modernity presents printed books and pamphlets as important sites for visual, material, and cultural analysis in nineteenth-century Beirut, during a time of an emerging Arab modernity.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309999
E-ISBN: 
9789004314351
Publication date: 
June 2016
€110,00
$142.00

Farouk Yahya, SOAS, University of London

This book offers an integrated study of the texts and images in illustrated Malay manuscripts on magic and divination from private and public collections in Malaysia, the UK and Indonesia. Richly illustrated, it contains rare examples of Malay painting, many of them published here for the first...
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301641
E-ISBN: 
9789004301726
Publication date: 
October 2015
€136,00
$189.00

Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware

In Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Lawrence Nees analyzes early Islamic monuments on the Haram al-Sharif, or the Temple Mount: the Dome of the Chain, and the capitals with figures of eagles in the Dome of the Rock.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301764
E-ISBN: 
9789004302075
Publication date: 
October 2015
€129,00
$179.00

Rocco Rante, Aix Marseille Université and Musée du Louvre. In Collaboration with Ghadir Afround

This book offers a new history of the ancient city of Rayy. Based on the results of the latest excavations and surveys, and on the study of historical and geographical texts, the complete occupation sequence of the city comes to light, from its foundation in the Iron Age and the Parthian...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279292
E-ISBN: 
9789004280700
Publication date: 
December 2014
€111,00
$152.00

Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Morgan State University

Sacred Precincts examines non-Muslim religious sites in the Islamic world, revealing how architecture responds to contextual issues and traditions. It explores urban contexts; issues of identity; design; construction; transformation and the history of sacred sites in the Middle East and Africa...
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279063
E-ISBN: 
9789004280229
Publication date: 
November 2014
€186,00
$254.00

Edited by David J. Roxburgh, Harvard University

Envisioning Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Honor of Renata Holod offers innovative analyses and interpretations of both familiar and previously unpublished objects and monuments, its essays adopting the broad range of methodological approaches stimulated by Holod's research and pedagogy.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264021
E-ISBN: 
9789004280281
Publication date: 
November 2014
€82,00
$112.00

Lisa Golombek, Robert Mason, University of Toronto and Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) , Patricia Proctor, Eileen Reilly, Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

In Persian Pottery in the First Global Age: the Sixteenth and Seventeeth Centuries the authors, L. Golombek, R. B. Mason, P. Proctor, and E. Reilly, challenge the commonly accepted narrative regarding Safavid pottery workshops and chronology and relate changes to historical context.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260856
E-ISBN: 
9789004260924
Publication date: 
December 2013
€171,00
$206.00