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Persian art & architecture /

by Stierlin, Henri.
Additional authors: Stierlin, Anne. | Buchet, Adrien.
Published by : Thames & Hudson, (New York :) Physical details: 279 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm. ISBN:9780500516423; 0500516421.
Subject(s): Art, Iranian. | Architecture -- Iran. | Islamic architecture -- Iran. | Symbolism in architecture.
Year: 2012
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Non-fiction N7280 .S741 2012 (Browse shelf) c. 1 Available a31111000039540

"Translated from the French L'art persan by David H. Wilson"--Colophon.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275) and index.

Introduction: the power of Persian art -- The rise of Islam -- The Seljuqs -- The Mongol Invasion -- The Islamic golden age -- Timur and Samarqand -- Miniatures -- Bukhara and the Shaybanids -- Isfahan and the Safavids -- Reflections of Paradise -- The 18th and 19th centuries -- Khiva: a Khanate in Central Asia -- From vision to reality.

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