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Moscheen und Madrasabauten in Iran 1785 – 1848: Architektur zwischen Rückgriff und Neuerung. Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2006, 1002 p., 202 pls. (Islamic History and Civilization. Studies and Texts, eds. Wadad Kadi and Rotraud Wielandt, vol. 62)

By Karin Rührdanz


Although shaping the traditional quarters of Iranian cities, Qajar architecture has largely been neglected by art historians, so far. Ritter’s research is a promising start to establish 19th century architecture within the framework of the art history of Iran, as this has already been achieved in respect to Qajar painting. The first half of the volume is dedicated to the analysis of several types of mosque and madrasa buildings belonging to the early Qajar period. The second part contains the..

Publisher: 'OpenEdition'
Year: 2008
DOI identifier: 10.4000/abstractairanica.29402
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