Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (3 Volumes) by Jonathan M. BloomGrove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (3 Volumes) by Jonathan M. Bloom

Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (3 Volumes)

EditorJonathan M. Bloom, Sheila S. Blair

Hardcover | March 20, 2009

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture deals with all aspects of Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Central Asia to Southeast Asia and Africa. The volumes cover all subject areas in Islamic art including: artists, rulers, writers, architecture,ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, calligraphy, textiles, and more.The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture provides unparalleled scope and depth on this rapidly growing area of interest. It offers fully updated articles and bibliography as well as more than 500 plans, maps, diagrams, illustrations and colour plates.Similar in scope and design to The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts, this three-volume reference work contains articles of various lengths in alphabetical order. The shorter, more factual articles (none shorter than 50 words) are combined with larger, multi-section articles tracing thedevelopment of the art forms in various geographical locations.
Jonathan M. Bloom is Norma Jean Calderwood Chair of Islamic and Asian Art (Jointly Held) at Boston College. He specializes in Islamic art and architecture, the history of paper, and art in the medieval Mediterranean world. Sheila S. Blair is Norma Jean Calderwood Chair of Islamic and Asian Art (Jointly Held). She specializes in Islami...
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Title:Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (3 Volumes)Format:HardcoverDimensions:1656 pages, 10 × 7.5 × 0.98 inPublished:March 20, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019530991X

ISBN - 13:9780195309911

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