The Civilization of the Islamic World

The Civilization of the Islamic World

Book - 2013
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Readers are presented with a vivid portrait of the classical Islamic world through its greatest architectural sites and art treasures. Drawn from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia, as well as from various time periods and empires, the artifacts highlighted in this book show the beauty and rich diversity of Islamic culture. Photographs feature stunning examples of Islamic architecture, carpets and textiles, paintings, illuminated manuscripts and calligraphy, and other arts, and the text provides fascinating background on the evolution of their forms and styles. Readers will gain an appreciation of the uniqueness of Islamic art, as well as its connections to a wider global heritage.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., c2013.
ISBN: 9781448885039
Branch Call Number: 909. 09767 OKA
Characteristics: 232 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.


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