The Islamic World: A History in Objects


by Ladan Akbarnia (Author), Venetia Porter (Author), Fahmida Suleman (Author), William Greenwood (Author), Zeina Klink-Hoppe (Author), Amandine Merat (Author)

This lavishly illustrated history explores the Islamic world, through superb art objects and cultural artifacts dating from the seventh century to the present. 

This illustrated introduction offers a fresh approach to the history of the Islamic world from its origins to the present day. Told in six chapters, arranged both chronologically and thematically, and richly enhanced with outstanding images, it provides an illuminating insight into the material culture produced from West Africa to Southeast Asia through art and artifacts, people and places.


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