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The Resource Rivers of paradise : water in Islamic art and culture, edited by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom

Rivers of paradise : water in Islamic art and culture, edited by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom

Label
Rivers of paradise : water in Islamic art and culture
Title
Rivers of paradise
Title remainder
water in Islamic art and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom
Title variation
Water in Islamic art and culture
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blair, Sheila (EDT)/ Bloom, Jonathan (EDT)
Dewey number
700.917/67
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NX650.W37
LC item number
R58 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blair, Sheila
  • Bloom, Jonathan
  • Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art and Culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water in art
  • Islamic arts
  • Water and architecture
  • Water and civilization
Label
Rivers of paradise : water in Islamic art and culture, edited by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The following essays are the written record of the second biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art and Culture, held at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts in Doha, Qatar (VCUQatar), from 4 to 6 November 2007"--Introd
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Richard E. Toscan -- Introduction / Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom -- Gardens beneath which rivers flow : the significance of water in classical Islamic culture / Carole Hillenbrand -- Control and abandon : images of water in Arabic poetry and gardens / Yasser Tabbaa -- From the heavens and hills : the flow of water to the fruited trees and ablution fountains in the Great Mosque of Córdoba / D. Fairchild Ruggles -- Sip, dip, and pour : toward a typology of water vessels in Islamic art / Linda Komaroff -- Stones to bring rain? : magical inscriptions in linear Kufic on rock crystal amulet-seals / Venetia Porter -- Charity and piety : Sabil-Kuttabs and the conception of water during the Mamluk period / Howayda al-Harithy -- Art, infrastructure,and devotion : Ottoman water architecture / Walter Denny -- Water on the ground : water systems in two Ottoman Greek port cities / Marcus Milwright and Evanthia Baboula -- Drinking-water as message : the sabil of Muhammad 'ali Pasha in Cairo / Agnieszka Dobrowolska -- Far from the desert : water traditions in the South Asian landscape / Catherine B. Asher -- Paradise flooded : water and architecture in Bangladesh / Perween Hasan -- Landscape and hardscape : historical problems and contemporary solutions to the scarcity of water in the Islamic world / Mohammad al-Asad
Control code
ocm317471939
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9780300158991
Lccn
2009013355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317471939
  • (OCoLC)317471939
  • (Sirsi) a1038382
Label
Rivers of paradise : water in Islamic art and culture, edited by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The following essays are the written record of the second biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art and Culture, held at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts in Doha, Qatar (VCUQatar), from 4 to 6 November 2007"--Introd
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Richard E. Toscan -- Introduction / Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom -- Gardens beneath which rivers flow : the significance of water in classical Islamic culture / Carole Hillenbrand -- Control and abandon : images of water in Arabic poetry and gardens / Yasser Tabbaa -- From the heavens and hills : the flow of water to the fruited trees and ablution fountains in the Great Mosque of Córdoba / D. Fairchild Ruggles -- Sip, dip, and pour : toward a typology of water vessels in Islamic art / Linda Komaroff -- Stones to bring rain? : magical inscriptions in linear Kufic on rock crystal amulet-seals / Venetia Porter -- Charity and piety : Sabil-Kuttabs and the conception of water during the Mamluk period / Howayda al-Harithy -- Art, infrastructure,and devotion : Ottoman water architecture / Walter Denny -- Water on the ground : water systems in two Ottoman Greek port cities / Marcus Milwright and Evanthia Baboula -- Drinking-water as message : the sabil of Muhammad 'ali Pasha in Cairo / Agnieszka Dobrowolska -- Far from the desert : water traditions in the South Asian landscape / Catherine B. Asher -- Paradise flooded : water and architecture in Bangladesh / Perween Hasan -- Landscape and hardscape : historical problems and contemporary solutions to the scarcity of water in the Islamic world / Mohammad al-Asad
Control code
ocm317471939
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9780300158991
Lccn
2009013355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)317471939
  • (OCoLC)317471939
  • (Sirsi) a1038382

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