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The Islamic manuscript tradition : ten centuries of book arts in Indiana University collections / edited by Christiane Gruber
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  Z6611.I84 I85 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Manuscripts -- Islamic Empire
Islamic civilization -- Manuscripts
Islam -- Manuscripts
Early printed books -- Islamic Empire
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Indiana -- Bloomington
Manuscripts, Persian -- Indiana -- Bloomington
Manuscripts, Turkish -- Indiana -- Bloomington
Subject Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Physical Description xviii, 281 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-281)
Contents Introduction: Islamic book arts in Indiana University collections / Christiane Gruber -- Ruth E. Adomeit: an ambassador for miniature books / Janet Rauscher -- Between amulet and devotion: Islamic miniature books in the Lilly Library / Heather Coffey -- A pious cure-all: the Ottoman illustrated prayer manual in the Lilly Library / Christiane Gruber -- İbrahim Müteferrika and the age of the printed manuscript / Yasemin Gencer -- An Ottoman view of the world: the Kitab Cihannüma and its cartographic contexts / Emily Zoss -- The Lilly Shamshir Khani in a Franco-Sikh context: a non-Islamic "Islamic" manuscript / Brittany Payeur -- An amuletic manuscript: baraka and nyama in a Sub-Saharan African prayer manual / Kitty Johnson
Alternate Author Gruber, Christiane J., 1976-

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