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Over the course of ten centuries, Islam developed a rich written heritage that is visible in paintings, calligraphies, and manuscripts. The Islamic Manuscript Tradition explores this aspect of Islamic history with studies of the materials and tools of literate culture, including pens, inks, and papers, Qur’ans, Persian and Mughal illustrated manuscripts, Ottoman devotional works, cartographical manuscripts, printed books, and Islamic erotica. Seven essays present new scholarship on a wide range of topics including collection, miniaturization, illustrated devotional books, the history of the printing press in Islamic lands, and the presence and function of erotic paintings. This beautifully produced volume includes 111 color illustrations and provides a valuable new resource for students and scholars of Islamic art.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Frontispiece, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-viii
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Foreword
  2. Oleg Grabar
  3. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. Christiane Gruber
  3. pp. xvii-xx
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  1. 1 Introduction: Islamic Book Arts in Indiana University Collections
  2. Christiane Gruber
  3. pp. 3-52
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  1. 2 Ruth E. Adomeit: An Ambassador for Miniature Books
  2. Janet Rauscher
  3. pp. 53-78
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  1. 3 Between Amulet and Devotion: Islamic Miniature Books in the Lilly Library
  2. Heather Coffey
  3. pp. 79-116
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  1. 4 A Pious Cure-All: The Ottoman Illustrated Prayer Manual in the Lilly Library
  2. Christiane Gruber
  3. pp. 117-154
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  1. 5 İbrahim Müteferrika and the Age of the Printed Manuscript
  2. Yasemi̇n Gencer
  3. pp. 155-194
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  1. 6 An Ottoman View of the World: The Kitab Cihannüma and Its Cartographic Contexts
  2. Emily Zoss
  3. pp. 195-220
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  1. 7 The Lilly Shamshir Khani in a Franco-Sikh Context: A Non-Islamic “Islamic” Manuscript
  2. Brittany Payeur
  3. pp. 221-250
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  1. 8 An Amuletic Manuscript: Baraka and Nyama in a Sub-Saharan African Prayer Manual
  2. Kitty Johnson
  3. pp. 251-272
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 273-282
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. 283-286
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780253029201
Related ISBN
9780253353771
MARC Record
OCLC
1016778989
Pages
304
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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