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Legal Pluralism in the Arab World (Arab & Islamic Laws)
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ean: 9789041111050, isbn: 9041111050,
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Legal pluralism denotes both the multiple social fields which produce partilly interacting norms and the state's recognition of the many sources of law which constitute its legislation. It advocates a break from traditional legal theory in favour of...
The Transformation of Islamic Art during the Sunni Revival (Publications on the Near East)
By University of Washington Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780295981338, isbn: 0295981334,
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The transformation of Islamic architecture and ornament during the eleventh and twelfth centuries signaled profound cultural changes in the Islamic world. Yasser Tabbaa explores with exemplary lucidity the geometric techniques that facilitated this t...
Islamic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople (Dover Pictorial Archive)
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ean: 9780486258195, isbn: 048625819X,
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Based on actual designs dating back as far as the ninth century, the 280 royalty-free designs in this volume constitute a rich and varied archive of authentic Islamic motifs. Embodying Chinese floral patterns, nonfigurative and stylized motifs from C...
Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion: New Perspectives from Europe and North America
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ean: 9780857853356, isbn: 085785335X,
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Introducing innovative new research from international scholars working on Islamic fashion and its critics, Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion provides a global perspective on muslim dress practices. The book takes a broad geographic sweep, bringing to...
Batik: 75 Selected Masterpieces: The Rudolf G. Smend Collection
ean: 9780804838955, isbn: 080483895X,
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Batik: 75 Selected Masterpieces contains never before published pictures illustrating the exquisite cross-section of the batik production in Java. Featuring textiles from the personal collection of gallery owner Rudolf G. Smend, historic photographs ...
The Veil Unveiled: The Hijab in Modern Culture
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ean: 9780813026985, isbn: 0813026989,
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"An original contribution to a subject which is currently of much interest to the world at large, East or West, and has an important bearing on the position of women in the societies in which veiling is practiced."--The Middle East Journal "Highly re...
Islamic Art and Architecture: The System of Geometric Design
ean: 9781873938454, isbn: 1873938454,
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Issam El-Said pinpoints the rules of composition that form the basis of the geometric concepts of Islamic art. He then shows how intricate patterns are based on these basic principles. Fully illustrated in three colors to show the development of the ...
The Legacy of Muslim Spain (Studien Und Texte Zur Geistesgeschichte Des Mittelalters,)
ean: 9789004119451, isbn: 9004119450,
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The civilization of medieval Muslim Spain is perhaps the most brilliant and prosperous of its age. It has proved essential to the direction which civilization in medieval Europe took. In this monumental, collected work, all major aspects of Islamic c...
The Transmission of Learning in Islamic Africa (Islam in Africa) (No. 2)
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ean: 9789004137790, isbn: 9004137793,
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In a series of essays this collected volume challenges much of the conventional wisdom regarding the intellectual history of Muslim Africa. Ranging from the libraries of Early Modern Mauritania and Timbuktu to mosque lectures in contemporary Mombasa ...
Bedouin Weaving of Saudi Arabia and its Neighbours
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ean: 9780955889400, isbn: 0955889405,
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Portable and practical, tough and colourful, Bedouin textiles played until recent times a vital and functional part in the life of the Arab nomads. Bedouin women were expected to master the art of making entire tents as well as a wide range of rugs, ...
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