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The Knights of Islam: The Wars of the Mamluks
mpn: 8 b/w, 8 colour plates, ean: 9781853677342, isbn: 1853677345,
The Mamluks were, at one distinct point in history, the greatest body of fighting men in the world and the quintessence of the mounted warrior. They were slave soldiers, imported as boys into the Islamic Empire from the pagan Steppes, but they became...
Allah O Akbar
ean: 9780714831626, isbn: 071483162X,
Allah O Akbar begins the call to prayer that resonates around minarets in towns and villages from Sinkiang to Morocco, from Paris to Timbuktu. Wherever in the world you are, the message is the same: 'God is Great.' It is also, however, the cry of fun...
Will Cotton: Paintings and Works on Paper
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ean: 9780847836673, isbn: 0847836673,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The first monograph on the popular New York-based artist Will Cotton, best known for his large-scale portraits of female nudes in candy-coated dreamlike landscapes. Will Cotton is best known for his depictions of “landscapes” composed of swee...
Islam, Faith, and Fashion: The Islamic Fashion Industry in Turkey (Dress and Fashion Research)
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mpn: 9781474234375, ean: 9781474234375, isbn: 1474234372,
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The subject of religion and dress in Turkey has been debated at great length both in academia and the media. Through in-depth ethnographic research into the Turkish fashion market and the work of a category of new comers, namely headscarf-wearing fas...
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise
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ean: 9780847860692, isbn: 0847860698,
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Hiroshi Sugimoto, one of Japan’s best-known photographers, turns his lens on Italy’s architectural masterworks to create a meditation on the potential of cultural exchange and the possibility of cultural fusion. In an electrifying moment in 1585...
Figurative Art in Medieval Islam: And the Riddle of Bihzad of Herat (1465-1535)
mpn: 200 colour illus, ean: 9782080304216, isbn: 2080304216,
In terms of elucidating inner meaning and symbolism, the study of medieval Islamic art has lagged almost a full century behind that of medieval Western art. This groundbreaking work suggests how it might at last prove possible to crack the allegorica...
Syrian Christians Under Islam: The First Thousand Years
ean: 9789004120556, isbn: 9004120556,
These papers from the Third Woodbrooke-Mingana Symposium on "Arab Christianity in Greater Syria in the pre-Ottoman Period" portray aspects of the distinctive character developed by Arab Christianity as it endeavoured to preserve its identity while co...
The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800
ean: 9780300058888, isbn: 0300058888,
Virtually all the masterpieces of Islamic art - the Alhambra, the Taj Mahal, and the Tahmasp Shahnama - were produced during the period from the Mongol conquests in the early thirteenth century to the advent of European colonial rule in the nineteent...
Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam: Perspectives on Umayyad Elites
ean: 9780190498931, isbn: 0190498935,
When the Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, rose to power shortly after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (d. 632), the polity of which they assumed control had only recently expanded out of Arabia into the Roman eastern Mediterranean, Iraq and Ira...
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