'Will revive the wanderlust, even of those who have "been everywhere, seen everything".' (New York Times Book Review) 'This is a wonderful new contribution, it reflects current scholarship in a easy to read way and demystifies Islamic art.' (Catherine Asher, Department of Art History, University of Minnesota) 'Islamic Arts is a visual as well as an intellectual treat, a successful collaboration of the best contemporary authors and the best contemporary design.' (Walter B Denny, Department of Art History, University of Massachusetts at Amherst) 'Art & Ideas has broken new ground in making accessible authoritative views on periods, movements and concepts in art. As a series it represents a real advance in publishing.' (Sir Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate London) 'The format is wonderful and offers what had long been missing in academic studies: usable manuals for specific themes or periods...I am definitely not alone in welcoming Art & Ideas as a precious set of teaching tools.' (Joachim Pissarro, Yale University)From the Publisher:
In the 1000 years following the revelations to the Prophet Muhammad in Mecca in the early seventh century AD, artists the Taj Mahal, from illuminated copies of the Koran to exquisite decorative arts: ceramics, textiles and metalwork. Although executed in different countries and across a vast time span, there are, nonetheless, common features in this creative flowering that justify the term 'Islamic art'.
In this comprehensive survey, the authors highlight those characteristics that connect the various arts of all the Islamic lands, without minimizing the differences. Dividing the time into three periods: 600-900, 900-1500 and 1500-1800, they set the artistic development in each era within its historical context and use art as a window into Islamic culture.
Written in a lively and accessible style, and illustrated throughout with photographs, maps and plans, the book brilliantly captures the essence of Islamic culture as expressed in its buildings, books and applied arts, and provides an essential introduction to the subject for both the student and the general reader.
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Descripción Phaidon Press, 1997. Taschenbuch. Estado de conservación: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, auf Lager, SCHNELLVERSAND mit dpd - Islamic Arts, a comprehensive survey covering a thousand years, highlights those characteristics that connect the various arts of the Islamic lands without minimizing the differences. The book is divided into three time periods: 600-900, 900-1500 and 1500-1800, and in each section analyses architecture, the arts of the book, decorative arts and the arts of the loom. Islamic Arts brilliantly captures the essence of Islamic culture. 448 pp. Englisch. Nº de ref. de la librería INF1000372586
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Descripción Phaidon Press, 1997. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Section I: Morphology1. A. Privat, M. Gimenez-Ribotta, and J. Ridet: Morphology of Astrocytes2. S. Szuchet: The Morphology and Ultrastructure of Oligodendrocytes and their Functional Implications3. R.P. Bunge and C. Fernandez-Valle: Basic Biology of the Schwann Cell4. A. Reichenbach and S.R. Robinson: Ependymoglia and Ependymoglia-like Cells5. W.J. Streit: Microglial Cells6. N.J. Abbott: Morphology of Non-mammalian Glial Cells: Structure-function CorrelationsSection II: Lineage7. J. Price: Methods of Studying Glial Cell Lineage8. R.P. Skoff and P.E. Knapp: The Origins and Lineages of Macroglial Cells9. G. Wolswijk and M. Noble: In Vitro Studies on the Development and Maintenance of the Oligodendrocyte-Type-2 Astrocyte (O-2A) Lineage in the Adult Central Nervous System10. S. Federoff: Development of MicrogliaSection III: Physiology11. S. Duffy, D.D. Fraser, and B.A. MacVicar: Potassium Channels12. H. Sontheimer and J.M. Ritchie: Voltage-gated Sodium and Calcium Channels13. W. Walz: Distribution and Transport of Chloride and Bicarbonate Ions across Membranes14. J.W. Dietmer: pH Regulation15. A. Schousboe and N. Westergard: Transport of Neuroactive Amino Acids in Astrocytes16. K.J. Sweader: Sodium, Potassium-ATPase and its Isoforms17. S.M. Finkbeiner: Modulation and Control of Intracellular Calcium18. K. Ballanyi: Modulation of Glial Potassium, Sodium and Chloride Activities by the Extracellular Milieu19. B.R. Ransom: Gap Junctions20. G.G. Somjen: Electrophysiology of Mammalian Glial Cells In SituSection IV: Receptors21. G. von Blankenfeld, K. Enkvist, and H. Kettenmann: GABA and Glutamate Receptors22. W. Walz: Acetylcholine and Serotonin Receptor Activation23. K.D. McCarthy, K. Enkvist and Y. Shao: Astroglial Andrenergic Receptors: Expression and Function24. G.P. Wilkin, D.R. Marriot, and B. Pearce: Peptide Receptors on Astrocytes25. B. Pearce and G.P. Wilkin: Eicosanoid, Purine and Hormone ReceptorsSection V: Mechanisms of Cell-to-Cell Communication26. C. Nicholson: Extracellular Space as the Pathway for Neuron-glial Cell Interaction27. R.J. McKeon and J. Silver: Functional Significance of Glial-derived Matrix During Development and Regeneration28. A. Faissner and M. Schachner: Tenascin and Janusin -- Glial Recognition Molecules Involved in Neural Development and Regeneration29. M. Sendter: Growth Factors and their Receptors in the Peripheral Nervous System30. G. Labourdette and M. Sensenbrenner: Growth Factors and their Receptors in the Central Nervous System31. R.K. Orkand: Effects of Nerve Impulses on Glial MembranesSection VI: Molecular and Biochemical Mechanisms32. B. Hamprecht and R. Dringen: Energy Metabolism33. H. Weisinger: Glia-specific Enzyme Systems34. M.L. Simmons and S. Murphy: Second Messenger Systems35. A. Arenander and J. de Vellis: Early Response Gene Expression36. J.N. Kanfer: Lipid MetabolismSection VII: Myelin37. S. Newman, M. Saito and R.K. Yu: The Biochemistry of Myelin Proteins and Enzymes38. A.T. Campagnoni: Molecular Biology of Myelination39. K. Nave: Neurological Mouse Mutants: A Molecular-genetic Analysis of Myelin Proteins40. S.G. Waxman and J.A. Black: Axo-glial Interactions at the Cellular and Molecular Levels in CNS Myelinated FibersSection VIII: Membrane Structure and Cytoskeletal Proteins41. J. Rosenbluth: Glial Membranes and Axoglial Junctions42. G.J. Kidd and B.D. Trapp: Cytoskeletal Organization of Myelinating Schwann Cells43. L.F. Eng and Y.L. Lee: Intermediate Filaments in AstrocytesSection IX: Glia as Part of the Immune System44. D. Giulian: Microglia and Neuronal Dysfunction45. H. Wekerle: Antigen Presentation by Central Nervous System Glia46. E.N. Benviste: Cytokine ProductionSection X: Neuron-Glia Interactions47. E.A. Newman: Glial Cell Regulation of Extracellular Potassium48. D.L. Martin: The Role of Glia in the Inactivation of Neurotransmitters49. P. Rakic: Radial Glial Cells: Scaffolding for Brain Constructio. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_071483176X
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Descripción Phaidon Press, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 071483176X