Islamic Art and Visual Culture (Innbundet)

An Anthology of Sources

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 198
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405154017
Omtale: Islamic Art and Visual Culture
Islamic Art and Visual Culture is a collection of primary sources in translation accompanied by clear and concise introductory essays that provide unique insights into the aesthetic and cultural history of one of the world's major religions. * Collects essential translations from sources as diverse as the Qur'an, court chronicles, technical treatises on calligraphy and painting, imperial memoirs, and foreign travel accounts * Includes clear and concise introductory essays * Situates each text and explains the circumstances in which it was written--the date, place, author, and political conditions * Provides a vivid window into Islamic visual culture and society * An indispensable tool for teachers and students of art and visual culture

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