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Minaret - a book by Bloom, Jonathan M.

Minaret

Minaret( )
Author: Bloom, Jonathan M.
ISBN:978-0-7486-3725-6
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

Illustrates the history of iconic element of Islamic architecture. This title reveals that the Minaret, long understood to have been invented in the early years of Islam as the place from which the muezzin gives the call to prayer, was actually invented some two centuries later to be a visible symbol of Islam.

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Buildings / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.7 x 7.1 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.007 Pounds
Author Biography
Bloom, Jonathan M. (Author)
Jonathan M. Bloom, Norma Jean Calderwood University Professor of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College.

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