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Sacred Precincts free pdf Sacred Precincts examines non-Muslim religious sites in the Islamic world, revealing how architecture responds to contextual issues and traditions. It explores urban contexts- issues of identity- design- construction- transformation and the history of sacred sites in the Middle East and Africa from the advent of Islam to the 20th century. The book includes case studies on churches, synagogues and sacred sites in Iran- Turkey- Cyprus- Egypt- Iraq- Tunisia- Morocco- Malta- Nigeria- Mali, and the Gambia.

About Mohammad Gharipour

Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D. (2009), Georgia Institute of Technology, is Associate Professor of Architecture at Morgan State University. He is the author and editor of several books including Persian Gardens and Pavilions: Reflections in History, Poetry and the Arts (I.B.Tauris, 2013), Calligraphy in the Muslim World (Edinburgh University Press, 2013), and The Bazaar in the Islamic City (American University Press, 2012). He is the founding editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.

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Author : Mohammad Gharipour
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 01 October 2014
ISBN : 9004279067
EAN : 9789004279063
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 542 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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