A History of Ottoman Architecture

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This extensively illustrated survey shows, through an analysis of style, history and religious symbolism, the Ottoman architecture to be a creative art, unique to its cultural background

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Godfrey Goodwin study immediately established itself as the definitive work on the subject when it was first published, and it remains the only comprehensive survey in English and virtually the only account of the last two centuries of Turkish architecture.

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Godfrey Goodwin was Director of the Royal Asiatic Society.

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