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The Art of the Islamic Garden

By: Emma Clark (Author)

208 pages, 200 colour photos

Crowood Press

Paperback | Jul 2010 | #215284 | ISBN-13: 9781847972040
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $22/€20 approx
Hardback | Nov 2004 | #150569 | ISBN: 186126609X
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About this book

Islamic gardens are enchanting places. Just the names of some of the most beautiful gardens in the world – the Alhambra, the Generalife, the Shalimar – conjure up images of calm and even divine beauty. No visitor is left untouched by their magic. The Art of the Islamic Garden examines that magic, describes the component parts and explains the design and symbolism which to allow a deeper understanding of the beauty.


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Biography

Emma Clark is a writer, lecturer and designer specializing in traditional Islamic art and architecture. She teaches part-time on the Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts Programme at The Prince's Foundation in London.

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