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Published: 06 April 2017

384 Pages | 143 line drawings, 31 halftones


ISBN: 9780190624552

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Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean

A History

Felix Arnold

  • Presents all known Islamic palaces of the Western Mediterranean region, including many palaces that have been only recently discovered by archaeologists.
  • Examines the interdependence of Islamic and Christian architecture in a novel way, discussing the relationship between Islamic and the evolution of Gothic architecture and the application of the human perspective in Islamic architecture and architecture of the Renaissance
  • Adds to our understating of the origin, evolution and crisis of Islamic culture, particularly regarding the foundations of power and rulership in Islamic states
  • Includes over 140 never-before-seen drawings

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