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Islamic art
Abu-Lughod, Janet, Before European Hegemony: The World System AD 1250-1350, New York, 1989

Blair, Sheila S. and Bloom, Jonathan M., The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800, New Haven and London, 1994

Ettinghausen, Richard, Grabar, Oleg and Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, The Art and Architecture of Islam, 650-1250 (revised ed.), New Haven, 2001

Hattstein, Markus and Peter Delius (eds), Islam: Art and Architecture, Cologne: Könemann, 2000

Stanley, Tim, Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Middle East, V&A Publications, 2004


Islam & Europe
Ajmar-Wollheim, Marta and Dennis, Flora, eds, At Home in Renaissance Italy (London: V&A Publications, 2006)

Caroline Campbell and Chong, Alan (eds), Bellini and the East, exhibition catalogue, London: National Gallery, 2005

Carboni, Stefano, ed. Venice and the Islamic world, 828-1797, exhibition catalogue, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007

Howard, Deborah, Venice and the East: the impact of the Islamic world on Venetian architecture, 1100-1500, Yale University Press, 2000

Kennedy, Kirstin and Davies, Glyn, Medieval and Renaissance Europe: People and Possessions, London: V&A Publications, 2009

Monnas, Lisa, Merchants, princes and painters: silk fabrics in Italian and Northern paintings, 1300-1550, Yale University Press, 2008

Raby, Julian, Venice, Dürer, and the Oriental Mode, London, 1982

Snodin, Michael and Maurice Howard, Ornament: a Social History since 1450, Yale University Press in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996

Sweetman, John, The Oriental Obsession: Islamic inspiration in British and American art and architecture, 1500-1920, Cambridge University Press, 1987


Islamic Spain
Fletcher, Richard, Moorish Spain, London, 1992

Dodds, Jerrilynn D., Menocal, María Rosa and Krasner Balbale, Abigail, The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture, Yale University Press, 2008

Irwin, Robert, The Alhambra, London: Profile Books, 2004

Rosser-Owen, Mariam, Islamic Arts from Spain, London: V&A Publishing, 2010


Sicily & Southern Italy
Cott, Perry Blythe, Siculo-Arabic Ivories (Princeton, 1939)

Knipp, David (ed), 'Siculo-Arabic Ivories' and Islamic Painting 1100-1300, Munich, 2009

Metcalfe, Alex, The Muslims of Medieval Italy, Edinburgh University Press, 2009


Inscriptions
Blair, Sheila S., Islamic inscriptions, New York University Press, 1998

Blair, Sheila S., Islamic calligraphy, Edinburgh University Press, 2006


Patterns & shapes
Baer, Eva, Islamic ornament, New York University Press, 1998

Blair, Sheila S. and Bloom, Jonathan M., Cosmophilia: Islamic art from the David Collection, Copenhagen, Chestnut Hill, MA: McMullen Museum of Art, 2006

Jones, Owen, The Grammar of Ornament, first published, London, 1856, but available in many modern editions


Materials & techniques
Auld, Sylvia, Renaissance Venice, Islam and Mahmud the Kurd: a metalworking enigma, London: Altajir World Of Islam Trust, 2004

Caiger-Smith, Alan, Tin-glaze pottery in Europe and the Islamic world: the tradition of 1000 years in maiolica, faience and delftware, London: Faber, 1973

Caiger-Smith, Alan, Lustre pottery: technique, tradition, and innovation in Islam and the Western world, London: Faber and Faber, 1985

Carboni, Stefano and Whitehouse, David (eds), Glass of the Sultans, exhibition catalogue, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001

Davies, Glyn, 'New Light on the Luck of Edenhall', Burlington Magazine, January 2010

Liefkes, Reino (ed), Glass , London: V&A Publications, 1997

Liefkes, Reino and Young, Hilary (eds), Masterpieces of World Ceramics, London: V&A Publishing, 2008

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