Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

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Art and Architecture
(5,787 words)

Since the first edition of the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, significant advances have been made in the study of the intersection of gender and visual culture in Islamic societies. The discipline of art and architectural history has been the main, but not only, site of these investigations. Anthropologists, architects, and h…

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Watenpaugh, Heghnar Zeitlian, “Art and Architecture”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00004>
First published online: 2014



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