Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2017

448 Pages | 200 colour illustrations

11.57 x 7.5 inches

ISBN: 9781474411714

Bookseller Code (06)

Synagogues in the Islamic World

Architecture, Design and Identity

Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Uniquely explores the elements and concepts applied in the design of synagogues in the Islamic world
  • Shows connections between Jewish and Islamic architecture and the collaboration among Muslims and Jews in the design and construction of synagogues
  • Takes an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approach, providing a new setting for the analysis of Islamic architecture
  • Addresses historical, social, urban, and architectural aspects of synagogues throughout the Muslim world including Iraq, Afghanistan, Morocco, Egypt, Spain, Turkey, Tunisia, Iran, and India