Dictionary of Islamic Architecture

Dictionary of Islamic Architecture

by Andrew Petersen
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0415060842

ISBN-13: 9780415060844

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Containing more than 500 cross-referenced and indexed entries and 100 relevant plans, maps, photographs and other illustrations, this dictionary provides the fullest range of artistic, technical, archaeological, cultural and biographical data on Islamic architecture. It

covers the entire geographical and chronological spread, from West Africa through the Middle

Overview

Containing more than 500 cross-referenced and indexed entries and 100 relevant plans, maps, photographs and other illustrations, this dictionary provides the fullest range of artistic, technical, archaeological, cultural and biographical data on Islamic architecture. It

covers the entire geographical and chronological spread, from West Africa through the Middle East to Indonesia, and from the 7th to the 18th centuries of the Common Era. It has been designed to meet the needs of students, teachers and researchers of Islamic architecture, archaeology and

art, as well as those with a broader interest in Middle Eastern, Oriental and Classical history and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415060844
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ajimez * Allepo * Arabesque * Artesando * Bijapur * Bulgaria * Byzantine * Crusader Period * Desert * Fathy, Hassan * Fez * Gardens * Ghana * Granada * Harem * House * Jerusalem * Mamluk Architecture * Minaret * Mosaic * Mosque of Amr * Oman * Pakistan * Qatar * Semahane *

Singapore * Spain * Taj Mahal * Tomb of the Abasid Caliphs

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >