Islamic Art and Architecture

World of Art

Islamic Art and Architecture

  1. Robert Hillenbrand
  • ISBN 9780500203057
  • 21.00 x 14.90 cm
  • Paperback
  • 288pp
  • 270 Illustrations, 80 in colour
  • First published 1999
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Covering a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, this accessible and definitive guide traces the evolution of an extraordinary range of Islamic art forms - including architecture, calligraphy, book illumination, painting, ceramics, glassware, textiles and metalwork up to the present day.

• Includes maps and a glossary of Islamic terms

Robert Hillenbrand is author of over a hundred publications and an acknowledged world authority on the subject.