Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250 / Edition 2

Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250 / Edition 2

by Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar, Marilyn Jenkins-Madina
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300088698

ISBN-13: 9780300088694

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

This richly illustrated book provides an unsurpassed overview of Islamic art and architecture during a time that witnessed the formation of a new artistic culture and its first, medieval, flowering in the vast area from the Atlantic to India. Inspired by Ettinghausen and Grabar's original text, this book has been completely rewritten and updated, and many new

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This richly illustrated book provides an unsurpassed overview of Islamic art and architecture during a time that witnessed the formation of a new artistic culture and its first, medieval, flowering in the vast area from the Atlantic to India. Inspired by Ettinghausen and Grabar's original text, this book has been completely rewritten and updated, and many new illustrations have been added."Including all media, and the entire territory from Spain to Central Asia, this book is the indispensable point of departure for the study of early Islamic art."-Choice; "This is the second edition of what is probably the standard reference work on Islamic art and architecture. . . . It is difficult to do justice to this magnificent volume in a short review. It is an authoritative, highly readable, and beautifully produced work that should please specialists and educated readers alike."-Library Journal

Author Biography: Oleg Grabar is Professor Emeritus of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina is Research Curator of Islamic Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. They were both long-time colleagues of Richard Ettinghausen, who was professor of Islamic Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and Consultative Chairman of Islamic Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art until his death in 1979.

Selected by Choice as a 2003 Outstanding Academic Title; The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300088694
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
The Yale University Press Pelican Histor
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
863,165
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.13(h) x (d)

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