Four Caliphates: The Formation and Development of the Islamic Tradition

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Whitney Library of Design, 1998 - Architecture - 263 pages
This volume shows how Islamic conquests brought contact with Egyptian, Persian, and Chinese traditions and produced magnificent mosques, palaces, tombs, and courtyard houses.

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Tadgell is senior lecturer in architectural history at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Canterbury, England

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