The Illustrated Guide to Islam: History, philosophy, traditions, teachings, art and architecture, with 1000 pictures

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This beautifully illustrated book explores the history, philosophy, traditions and teachings of Islam, as well as its exquisite calligraphy, fine-art paintings, ornaments and architecture. Gloriously illustrated with more than 1000 paintings, artworks, maps and photographs, the book offers an excellent overview of a complex religion and its artistic and architectural achievements.

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Raana Bokhari's PhD in Religious Studies is based at Lancaster University, UK. Her specialist research area is women and Islam, and she has lectured extensively in this field. Dr Mohammad Seddon is a lecturer in Islamic and Religious Studies in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester, UK. His published works include British Muslims: Loyalty and Belonging, and British Muslims Between Assimilation and Segregation: Historical, Legal & Social Realities.

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