The Grove encyclopedia of Islamic art and architecture

By Bloom, Jonathan & Blair, Sheila

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"Deals with all aspects of Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Africa to Central, South, and East Asia and includes entries on artists, rulers, writers, ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, calligraphy, textiles, and more"--Provided by publisher.

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ISBN
978-0-19530-991-1
Publisher
Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2009.


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Reviewed on September 1, 2009

Grove has become synonymous with excellence in reference materials in art and music, and the latest entry in the series is no exception. Edited by Bloom and Blair, professors of Islamic and Asian art at Boston College, the encyclopedia expands and updates the Islamic art entries from the well-known, massive Grove Dictionary of Art. Rewritten, reedited, and reorganized, these entries amount here to over 1600 A-to-Z articles and over 450 illustrations, drawings, and maps detailing "t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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