Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250
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Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250

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This richly illustrated book provides an unsurpassed overview of Islamic art and architecture from teh seventh to thirteenth centuries, a time of 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 to take...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published July 11th 2003 by Yale University Press (first published January 5th 1988)
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This book gets facts wrong. It's a beautiful collection of pictures, but at a textbook, it's pretty bad. I resold it almost immediately after my class concluded.
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