Islamic Art and Culture

Timeline and History

Nasser D. Khalili

The material culture of the Islamic world, from Spain to Indonesia, North Africa to the Steppes, is richly varied, taking in architectural projects on

English edition
186 pp.
Over 800 color illus.
21.5X31.5cm
ISBN 9789774161940
For sale only in the Middle East

$49.95

The material culture of the Islamic world, from Spain to Indonesia, North Africa to the Steppes, is richly varied, taking in architectural projects on a vast scale and minutely detailed miniature paintings, exquisitely patterned silk textiles and bold yet sophisticated calligraphy. Now the spectacular format of Islamic Art and Culture: Timeline and History allows the reader to view the magnificent sweep of the art of Islam in a unique way. With a continuous timeline chart of the history of the Islamic lands, illustrated with a gallery of color photographs, chapters on the ruling dynasties, and sections devoted to the different art forms, this lavishly illustrated book is a rich celebration of Islamic artistic heritage.

Nasser D. Khalili

Nasser D. Khalili, who was born in Iran, is a scholar, collector, and benefactor of international standing.
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