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The Resource Islamic calligraphy, Sheila S. Blair

Islamic calligraphy, Sheila S. Blair

Label
Islamic calligraphy
Title
Islamic calligraphy
Statement of responsibility
Sheila S. Blair
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This stunning book is an important contribution to a key area of non-western art, being the first reference work on the art of beautiful writing in Arabic script
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blair, Sheila
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic calligraphy
  • Islamic civilization
  • ART
  • Islamic calligraphy
  • Islamic civilization
Label
Islamic calligraphy, Sheila S. Blair
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 2006"--Title page verso
  • "Book of the Year (Islamic Studies) in Iran"--Cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction. Arabic script : its role and principles -- Materials. Part II. The development of Arabic script in early Islamic times. The standardization of Arabic script -- Early manuscripts of the Koran. Part III. The pre-eminence of round scripts in the early middle period. The adoption of round scripts -- the proliferation of round scripts. Part IV. The emergence of regional styles in the later middle period. Calligraphy in Iran and its environs under the Mongols and Turkomans -- Rectilinear and curvilinear scripts in Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks -- Other styles and centers. Part V. Dynastic styles in the age of empires. The Safavids, the Qajars, and their contemporaries in Iran and Central Asia -- The Ottomans in Anatolia, the Balkans, and the Eastern Mediterranean -- Other styles and centers. Part VI. The many faces of Islamic calligraphy in modern times -- From traditional styles to graphic design and calligraphic art
Control code
on1145699537
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 681 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781474464475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvxccr5j
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1145699537
Label
Islamic calligraphy, Sheila S. Blair
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 2006"--Title page verso
  • "Book of the Year (Islamic Studies) in Iran"--Cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction. Arabic script : its role and principles -- Materials. Part II. The development of Arabic script in early Islamic times. The standardization of Arabic script -- Early manuscripts of the Koran. Part III. The pre-eminence of round scripts in the early middle period. The adoption of round scripts -- the proliferation of round scripts. Part IV. The emergence of regional styles in the later middle period. Calligraphy in Iran and its environs under the Mongols and Turkomans -- Rectilinear and curvilinear scripts in Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks -- Other styles and centers. Part V. Dynastic styles in the age of empires. The Safavids, the Qajars, and their contemporaries in Iran and Central Asia -- The Ottomans in Anatolia, the Balkans, and the Eastern Mediterranean -- Other styles and centers. Part VI. The many faces of Islamic calligraphy in modern times -- From traditional styles to graphic design and calligraphic art
Control code
on1145699537
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 681 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781474464475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvxccr5j
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1145699537

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