XXXII + 580 sayfa, İngilizce makaleler, sert kapak ciltli.
This volume constitutes papers presented on issues such as Islamic Architecture, Art of Calligraphy, Arts and the Cultural Dialogue, Islamic Paintings and Miniature, Influence of Islamic Arts and Crafts on European Art, Traditional Textiles, Embroidery and Costumes, Revival of Islamic Arts and Crafts, Islamic Tiles and Ceramics, City Life, Jewelry, Islamic Bazaars, Papermaking, Gilding, Binding, and Marbling (Ebru) , Wooden Arts and Crafts, Islamic Patterns and Metal Crafts. The book also discusses challenges relating to design and methods used, technical cooperation and developing skills, exchange of techniques practiced, improvement of the quality of production, education and training of skilled artisans, financing, economy, marketing and the obstacles encountered, patronage and national policies.
As a documentary book, it aims to promote and assist in the creation of an awareness of Islamic arts and crafts in the world and provides a unique opportunity for raising interesting new approaches and possible solutions to some of the major problems facing the future of Islamic arts and crafts development. The book also provides a first preliminary assessment of the prospects of economic, social and cultural development of Islamic arts and crafts in various regions.
It is enriched with color illustrations showing the richness of Islamic arts and crafts through various applications in architecture, calligraphy, ebru, glass, wood, silver jewelry, miniatures, ceramics, embroidery, paintings, textiles, etc...
This book comes as a new addition to the previous books published by IRCICA which aimed to document this important sector.
Our main target is to present an academic documentation based on the site surveying of many art and craft areas in the Muslim World. It constituted numerous statistics, tables and reports dealing with the present status of arts and crafts prepared by specialists and experts from various countries.