The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800

The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800

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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 13th century to the advent of European colonial rule in the 19th century. This work surveys the architecture and arts of the traditional Islamic lands during this era.
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  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 213.36 x 284.48 x 25.4mm | 1,519.53g
  • United States
  • English
  • 150 b&w illustrations, 150 colour plates
  • 0300058888
  • 9780300058888

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Part 1 The later medieval period - 1250-1500: architecture in Iran and Central Asia under the Ilkhanids; art in Iran and Central Asia under the Ilkhanids; architecture in Iran and Central Asia under the Timurids; art in Iran and Central Asia under the Timurids; architecture in Egypt under the Bahri Mamluks; architecture in Egypt, Syria and Arabia under the Burji Mamluks; art in Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks; architecture and art in the Maghrib under the Nasrids, Merinids and Hafsids; architecture and art in Anatolia under the Beyliks and early Ottomans; architecture and art in the sultanates of India. Part 2 The age of the great empires - 1500-1800: art in Iran under the Safavids; architecture in Iran under the Safavids; architecture and art of Central Asia under the Uzbeks; architecture in Anatolia, the Levant, and the Balkans under the Ottomans; art in Anatolia, the Levant, and the Balkans under the Ottomans; architecture in India under the Mughals; art in India under the Mughals; architecture and art in Egypt and North Africa under the Sharifian dynastics of Morocco; the legacies of later Islamic art.
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