Author: 
Margaret S. Graves
Reviewer: 
Alexander Brey

Brey on Graves, 'Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam'

Margaret S. Graves. Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-069591-0.

Reviewed by Alexander Brey (Wellesley College) Published on H-Material-Culture (April, 2021) Commissioned by Colin Fanning (Bard Graduate Center)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56280

Author: 
Prita Meier
Reviewer: 
Emily Williamson

Williamson on Meier, 'Swahili Port Cities: The Architecture of Elsewhere'

Prita Meier. Swahili Port Cities: The Architecture of Elsewhere. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. 230 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01915-8.

Reviewed by Emily Williamson (Boston University) Published on H-AMCA (December, 2017) Commissioned by Jessica Gerschultz

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49697

Author: 
Santhi Kavuri-Bauer
Reviewer: 
Susan Johnson-Roehr

Johnson-Roehr on Kavuri-Bauer, 'Monumental Matters: The Power, Subjectivity, and Space of India’s Mughal Architecture'

Santhi Kavuri-Bauer. Monumental Matters: The Power, Subjectivity, and Space of India’s Mughal Architecture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. x + 216 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4899-3; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4922-8.

Reviewed by Susan Johnson-Roehr (University of Virginia) Published on H-Asia (November, 2013) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Susan Gilson Miller, Mauro Bertagnin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Craig Larkin

Larkin on Miller and Bertagnin, 'The Architecture and Memory of the Minority Quarter in the Muslim Mediterranean City'

Susan Gilson Miller, Mauro Bertagnin, eds. The Architecture and Memory of the Minority Quarter in the Muslim Mediterranean City. Aga Khan Program Book Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010. Illustrations. 227 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-934510-06-3.

Reviewed by Craig Larkin (Department of Politics) Published on H-Urban (February, 2012) Commissioned by Colette Apelian

Author: 
Besim S. Hakim
Reviewer: 
Colette Apelian

Apelian on Elsheshtawy, 'The Evolving Arab City: Tradition, Modernity and Urban Development' and Hakim, 'Sidi Bou Sa'id, Tunisia: Structure and Form of a Mediterranean Village' and Hakim, 'Arabic-Islamic Cities: Building and Planning Principles'

Yasser Elsheshtawy, ed. The Evolving Arab City: Tradition, Modernity and Urban Development. London: Routledge, 2008. xiv + 314 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-41156-1.Besim S. Hakim. Sidi Bou Sa'id, Tunisia: Structure and Form of a Mediterranean Village. Halifax: School of Architecture, Nova Scotia Technical College, 2009. xiii + 181 pp.

New Prize in Scholarship on Islamic Architecture- deadline 30 November 2021

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture is pleased to announce the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award. In honour of Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan’s contributions to the field of Islamic architecture, the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) offers this award in recognition of ground-breaking scholarship on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals.

New Prize in Scholarship on Islamic Architecture- deadline 30 November 2021

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture is pleased to announce the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award. In honour of Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan’s contributions to the field of Islamic architecture, the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) offers this award in recognition of ground-breaking scholarship on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals.

New Prize in Scholarship on Islamic Architecture- deadline 30 November 2021

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture is pleased to announce the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award. In honour of Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan’s contributions to the field of Islamic architecture, the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) offers this award in recognition of ground-breaking scholarship on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals.

New Prize in Scholarship on Islamic Architecture- deadline 30 November 2021

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture is pleased to announce the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award. In honour of Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan’s contributions to the field of Islamic architecture, the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) offers this award in recognition of ground-breaking scholarship on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals.

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