History, Architectural Development and Regional DiversityBook - 2002
Since its first publication, this superbly produced volume has become the classic in its field. It traces the history and development of the mosque since the time of the prophet Muhammad, explaining its traditional religious and teaching role in Muslim society as well as its architectural and decorative features. Richly illustrated with material drawn from a wide range of sources, this book serves as an invaluable guide to an understanding of the mosque's role throughout the world.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2002
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm