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The civilization of the Islamic world / Bernard O'Kane.

O'Kane, Bernard. (Author).
Book Book (2013.)
Description: 232 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., 2013.
4 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9781448885039 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 1448885035 (library binding)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-220) and index.
Contents: Origins : a gift from god -- The empire of Islam : the Umayyads and 'Abbasids -- Imams, princes, and sultans : rivals of the 'Abbasids -- Fusion in the west : Iberia and the Maghreb -- Sultan and shah : Iran and Central Asia -- Principality to empire : Islam in Anatolia -- Overlords of the Orient : South Asia and the Far East.
Summary: Examines the classical Islamic world through its greatest architectural sites and art treasures, providing examples of Islamic architecture, carpets and textiles, paintings, illuminated manuscripts, and calligraphy, and showing the evolution of their forms and styles.


O'Kane, Bernard. "The civilization of the Islamic world." New York : Rosen Pub., 2013.

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