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Islamic art and architecture / Henri Stierlin ; photographs by Anne and Henri Stierlin

By: Stierlin, Henri.
Contributor(s): Stierlin, Anne.
Publisher: England ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2002Description: 319 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 37 cm.ISBN: 0500511004 (hbk.).Other title: Islamic art and architecture : from Isfahan to the Taj Mahal [Cover title].Subject(s): Islamic architecture -- India | Islamic architecture -- Iran | Art, Iranian | Islamic art -- India | Islamic art -- Iran | Art, MogulDDC classification: 720.917671
Contents:
Pt. 1. History and Art. The spread of the Persian Style from Isfahan to the Taj Mahal. Map. 1. The Rebirth of Iran. 2. Muslims in India and Mongols in Iran. 3. Samarqand and the Masterworks of the Timurids. 4. The Evolution of the Mughal Style from Babur to Akbar. 5. Architecture, Manuscript Painting and Carpets in Bukhara and under the Early Safavids. 6. The Flowering of Safavid Iran: The Masterpieces of Isfahan. 7. Jahangir and Shah Jshan : The Great Age of the Mughals. 8. The Last Creations : Late Iran, the Khanate of Khiva, Aurangzeb, and the Rajputs. Postcript. The Primacy of Architecture in the 'Persianized' World. - Pt. II. Key Monuments in the Persian Style. - The Origins of Muslim Iran : History and Culture. - Glossary. - Select Bibliography. - Index. - Acknowledgments for illustrations.
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720.917671 STI (Browse shelf) 1 Available SABDx,23003,02,GR 1000117127

"From Isfahan to the Taj Mahal" - Book jacket.

"With over 500 colour illustrations" - Book jacket

Pt. 1. History and Art. The spread of the Persian Style from Isfahan to the Taj Mahal. Map. 1. The Rebirth of Iran. 2. Muslims in India and Mongols in Iran. 3. Samarqand and the Masterworks of the Timurids. 4. The Evolution of the Mughal Style from Babur to Akbar. 5. Architecture, Manuscript Painting and Carpets in Bukhara and under the Early Safavids. 6. The Flowering of Safavid Iran: The Masterpieces of Isfahan. 7. Jahangir and Shah Jshan : The Great Age of the Mughals. 8. The Last Creations : Late Iran, the Khanate of Khiva, Aurangzeb, and the Rajputs. Postcript. The Primacy of Architecture in the 'Persianized' World. - Pt. II. Key Monuments in the Persian Style. - The Origins of Muslim Iran : History and Culture. - Glossary. - Select Bibliography. - Index. - Acknowledgments for illustrations.