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Sacred Precincts

ISBN 10 : 9789004280229
ISBN 13 : 9004280227

Sacred Precincts examines non-Muslim religious sites in the Islamic world, revealing how architecture responds to contextual issues and traditions. It explores urban contexts; issu..

Sacred Precinct

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105113022177
ISBN 13 :

Poetry. "This book is life in itself. Here, a close self-regard; there, a wider regard of the world--each poem precise, often scalpel sharp, always keen in its music, always wise. ..

The Art Of Urbanism

ISBN 10 : 0884023443
ISBN 13 : 9780884023449

The Art of Urbanism explores how the royal courts of powerful Mesoamerican centers represented their kingdoms in architectural, iconographic, and cosmological terms. Through an inv..

Amphibians Of Malawi

ISBN 10 : 0873950275
ISBN 13 : 9780873950275

A handbook for the herpetologist professional, student, or amateur anxious to acquaint himself with African Amphibia. The geographic location and climatic variety of Malawi make it..

World Maps For Finding The Direction And Distance Of Mecca

ISBN 10 : 9004113673
ISBN 13 : 9789004113671

The author describes how Muslims over the centuries have determined the sacred direction ("qibla") towards Mecca and presents two highly sophisticated Mecca-centred world-maps for ..

Sacred Places Of Goddess

ISBN 10 : 1888729171
ISBN 13 : 9781888729177

Designed to present a diversity of places both sacred and feminine, this coffee table book is filled with photographs from every corner of the world. From the Middle East, to Europ..