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HAD-455 Topics in Islamic Art and Design

3 Credits

This course addresses the history and methodology of Islamic art and architecture from approximately 600 to 1800. The chronology will be examined through the themes that distinguish this culture-such as aniconism and ornament as well as Islamic Spain and Mughal India. Integral to these themes will be consideration of the social, political, technological, geographical and religious issues that contributed to the development of each period, style and/or art form.