Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2017

320 Pages | 14 black and white

6.69 x 9.61 inches

ISBN: 9781474409162

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Islamic Arts and Crafts

An Anthology of Sources

Marcus Milwright

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides a clearly structured means to study descriptions of techniques employed in the arts and crafts and of the lives of artisans (male and female) in the Islamic world from the seventh to the twentieth centuries
  • The primary sources address the interests of students in a wide range of disciplines, including art history, archaeology, anthropology, and ethnography
  • New translations are presented of significant primary accounts written in Arabic, German, and French
  • Illustrated with maps, plans and images of Islamic arts and crafts