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Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture
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Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture Hardcover - 2009

by Sheila S. Blair; Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)


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"The following essays are the written record of the Second Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art and Culture, held at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts in Doha, Qatar (VCUQ) from November 4 to November 6, 2007." Includes bibliographical references and index.

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  • Title Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture
  • Author Sheila S. Blair; Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition 1st Printing
  • Pages 364
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Yale University Press, New Haven, CT
  • Date 2009
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780300158991 / 0300158998
  • Weight 5.11 lbs (2.32 kg)
  • Dimensions 11.68 x 9.4 x 1.27 in (29.67 x 23.88 x 3.23 cm)
  • Library of Congress subjects Water and civilization, Water in art
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2009013355
  • Dewey Decimal Code 700.917

About the author

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom have shared the Norma Jean Calderwood University Professorship in Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College since 2000 and the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair of Islamic Art at Virginia Commonwealth University since 2006. Their publications include Islam: A Thousand Years of Faith and Power, The Art and Architecture of Islam, and The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture.

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