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Islamic Art in Context (Perspectives (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.).)

Islamic Art in Context (Perspectives (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.).) by Prentice Hall at Dream Africa H. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. For courses in Nonwestern Art, Islamic Art or supplement to the Western Art Survey. The first social history of Islamic art, this text offers a

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For courses in Nonwestern Art, Islamic Art or supplement to the Western Art Survey. The first social history of Islamic art, this text offers a thematic exploration of both court and everyday Islamic art-from its beginnings until the late seventeenth century-in the Islamic world from Spain to Afghanistan. Written in a lively, engaging style by a noted historian, it pays unusually focused attention to context-the literary, social, and cultural background for art works. An abundance of high-quality photographs, many in color, illustrates the full range of Islamic arts-from buildings, paintings, and sculptures, to carpets, coins, ivory inlay, jade carvings, metalwork, glass, ceramics, calligraphy, etc. All-encompassing in approach, it considers the masterful as well as the commonplace, the preserved as well as the "lost." Part of the Perspectives series of modestly priced, heavily illustrated, high-quality paperback books on specific subjects in art history.

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Manufacturer:Prentice Hall
Publisher:Prentice Hall
Studio:Prentice Hall
Item Size:0.88 x 9.25 x 9.25 inches
Package Weight:1.54 pounds
Package Size:6.54 x 0.79 x 0.79 inches

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