The City in the Muslim World: Depictions by Western Travel by Mohammad Gharipour,Nilay Ozlu

By Mohammad Gharipour,Nilay Ozlu

Presenting a serious, but cutting edge, standpoint at the cultural interactions among the "East" and the "West", this booklet questions the position of shuttle within the creation of data and within the building of the belief of the "Islamic city".

This quantity brings jointly authors from quite a few disciplines, wondering the position of Western go back and forth writing within the construction of information in regards to the East, rather targeting the towns of the Muslim international. rather than focusing on a particular period, chapters span the Medieval and glossy eras to be able to current the transformation of either the belief of the "Islamic urban" and likewise the act of touring and trip writing. Missions to the East, even if initiated by means of army, spiritual, monetary, medical, diplomatic or touristic reasons, led to a continuing development, de-construction and re-construction of the "self" and the "other". together with go back and forth money owed, which depicted towns, extending from Europe to Asia and from Africa to Arabia, chapters epitomize the development of the "Orient" through textual or visible representations. through analyzing a variety of instruments of illustration equivalent to drawings, work, cartography, and images in depicting the city panorama in consistent flux, the e-book emphasizes the position of the cellular person in defining urban house and generating city tradition.

Scrutinising the function of travelers in generating a dead ringer for the realm we all know this day, this ebook is suggested for researchers, students and scholars of heart japanese experiences, Cultural reports, structure and Urbanism.

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