2021-2022 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 16, 2021  
2021-2022 Residential Undergraduate Catalog
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AHT 3200 - Islamic Art and Architecture


This course will explore a wide range of art forms and objects associated with Muslim culture and produced from the seventh to the twenty-first centuries on a large geographical area stretching from Spain in Europe to India, and Southeast Asia. Students will learn how to view, analyze and write about Islamic architecture, decorative arts, and the arts of the book. They will also interpret Islamic art objects in a broader and changing context of the politics, social reforms, and cultural traditions of the lands on which Islam developed, as well as in the larger framework of global cultural exchanges of the time. Finally, this course will discuss Islamic art and architecture with all its complexities and variations found in regional styles. Credits: 4 Formerly AHT 320



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