Islam : art and architecture / edited by Markus Hattstein and Peter Delius.

Other titles
  • Islam : Kunst und Architektur English.
  • Islam. English.
  • Köln : Könemann 2004
Physical description
639 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 32 cm.
  • 383311178X (hbk.)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 604-611) and index.
  • Translated from the German.
  • adult
  • Islam: world religion and cultural power -- Art and culture in the Islamic world -- Syria and Palestine: the Umayyad caliphate -- Iran, Iraq and Egypt: the Abbasids -- Tunisia and Egypt: the Aghlabids and Fatimids -- Syria, Palestine and Egypt: Ayyubids, Mamluks and Crusaders -- Spain and Morocco -- The Maghreb: from Morocco to Tunisia -- Early empires of the East: Ghaznavids and Ghurids -- Central Asia and Asia Minor: the great Seljuks, the Anatolian Seljuks and the Khwarazm-Shahs -- Islamic Mongols: from the Mongol invasions to the Ilkhanids -- Central Asia: the Timurids, the Shaybanids and the Khan princedoms -- Indian subcontinent: from Sultanate to Mughal Empire -- Iran: Safavids and Qajars -- The Ottoman Empire -- Islam in the modern age.
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  • Online version:: Islam. Cologne : Könemann, ©2000
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English
  • German


  • This text follows the historical development of the Islamic regions and their ruling dynasties, and illustrates their greatly varied forms of artistic expression.

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