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Islamic elements in the architecture of Puglia / Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier ; with photographs by Reade T. Elliott.

By: Joost-Gaugier, Christiane L [aut].
Contributor(s): Elliott, Reade T [pht].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Architectural crossroads: 7Publisher: Turnhout : Brepols, [2019]Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: | Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 2503580319; 9782503580319.Subject(s): Islamic architecture | Lucera (Italy) | Puglia (Italy) -- ArchitectureSummary: Puglia is one of the most extraordinary parts of Italy. Inhabited for over 8,000 years, this region has experienced almost every type of civilization known to the European world. This book focuses on the little known but important Islamic contribution to the architecture of Puglia, a contribution which was centered in the once Muslim city of Lucera and subsequently came to be of significance for the building of Christian cathedrals and churches in this beautiful region, little known to the outside world. Joost-Gaugier is an internationally known historian of Renaissance Art and Architecture. She earned her AB, AM, and Ph. D. degrees from Harvard University and in 2005 was awarded an Honorary degree from Harvard for Lifetime Achievement. Her scholarship, on Italian art, architecture, and intellectual history, has been published extensively and includes over 200 research articles and seven books
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Puglia is one of the most extraordinary parts of Italy. Inhabited for over 8,000 years, this region has experienced almost every type of civilization known to the European world. This book focuses on the little known but important Islamic contribution to the architecture of Puglia, a contribution which was centered in the once Muslim city of Lucera and subsequently came to be of significance for the building of Christian cathedrals and churches in this beautiful region, little known to the outside world. Joost-Gaugier is an internationally known historian of Renaissance Art and Architecture. She earned her AB, AM, and Ph. D. degrees from Harvard University and in 2005 was awarded an Honorary degree from Harvard for Lifetime Achievement. Her scholarship, on Italian art, architecture, and intellectual history, has been published extensively and includes over 200 research articles and seven books

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