Islamic art and visual culture
an anthology of sources
- ISBN: 9781405154024
- Editorial: John Wiley & Sons Limited
- Fecha de la edición: 2011
- Lugar de la edición: Chichester. Reino Unido
- Encuadernación: Rústica
- Medidas: 24 cm
- Nº Pág.: 200
- Idiomas: Inglés
Islamic Art and Visual Culture is a collection of primary sources in translation accompanied by clear and concise introductory essays that provide unique insights into the aesthetic and cultural history of one of the world's major religions. * Collects essential translations from sources as diverse as the Qur'an, court chronicles, technical treatises on calligraphy and painting, imperial memoirs, and foreign travel accounts * Includes clear and concise introductory essays * Situates each text and explains the circumstances in which it was written--the date, place, author, and political conditions * Provides a vivid window into Islamic visual culture and society * An indispensable tool for teachers and students of art and visual culture.
Edited by D. Fairchild Ruggles.