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Paper Before Print: The History and Impact of Paper in the Islamic World
Like the printing press, typewriter, and computer, paper has been a crucial agent for the dissemination of information. This engaging book presents an important new chapter in paper's history: howExpand
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Making Tourists Feel Safe: Whose Responsibility is it?
A study of three police authorities in large tourism destinations was conducted to understand how local law enforcement agencies view their responsibility vis-à-vis the tourism industry and whetherExpand
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Islam: A Thousand Years of Faith and Power
In its first thousand years - from the revelations given to Muhammad in the 7th century to the great Islamic empires of the 16th - Islamic civilization flourished. While Europeans suffered throughExpand
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The Grove encyclopedia of Islamic art and architecture
Oxford University Press is proud to present the most up-to-date and comprehensive encyclopedia in this field. In three illustrated volumes with more than 1,500 entries, the Encyclopedia deals withExpand
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THE ORIGINS OF FATIMID ART
The Fatimid caliphs who ruled Egypt from 969 to 1171 are justly famed for their generous patronage of architecture and the arts and for their lavish ceremonies. Almost immediately after they movedExpand
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Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture
For millennia the collection, distribution and symbolism of water have played pivotal roles in the lands where Islam has flourished. This book is the first to address this important subject. AExpand
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The Mirage of Islamic Art: Reflections on the Study of an Unwieldy Field
When we started studying Islamic art some thirty years ago, there were no good introductory textbooks that undergrad¬uates could read. When we started teaching the subject nearly a decade later,Expand
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THE INTRODUCTION OF THE MUQARNAS INTO EGYPT
Interpretation socio-economique de l'introduction et des utilisations des muquarnas. Elements architecturaux populaires, les muqarnas, au debut de la periode fatimide n'etaient pas de circonstanceExpand
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