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Author Hamdouni Alami, Mohammed, author.

Title The origins of visual culture in the Islamic tradition : aesthetics, art and architecture in early Islam / Mohammed Hamdouni Alami.

Publication Info. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 184 pages) : illustrations
Series Library of Middle East history ; 55
Library of Middle East history ; v. 55.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index.
Contents Front cover; Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Arabic Characters; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. An Aesthetic Revolution: From Trance to Meaning-a Metamorphosis of Islamic Aesthetics; 3. The Ethics of Arts and Crafts; 4. Painting in a World of Images; 5. Stone Metaphors and Architecture's Whispers; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back cover.
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Subject Islamic art.
Islamic architecture.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9780857726506
ISBN 0857726501 (electronic bk.)
9780857726506 (electronic bk.)
9780857738868 (electronic bk.)
0857738860 (electronic bk.)