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Islamic Art in China (Chinese Religious Arts Series)(English Edition)

Author:Yang Guiping

Publication date:2013-01-01

ISBN:9787508524399

Language:English

Abstract:

Distributed all over the country, from generation to generation Chinese Muslims have developed their unique tradition of Islamic art, which, characterized by distinctive national features and local flavor, is an inseparable part of Chinese culture and art as a whole. This book gives an all-round acc...
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Distributed all over the country, from generation to generation Chinese Muslims have developed their unique tradition of Islamic art, which, characterized by distinctive national features and local flavor, is an inseparable part of Chinese culture and art as a whole. This book gives an all-round account of the history and development of Chinese Islamic art from various aspects, such as mosque construction and decoration, the architectural complex of khanqahs, qubbahs, mazars and mausoleums, calligraphy art as seen in building decoration and scriptures, the craft of porcelain making, and religious ritual.

Book catalogue

  • Cover

    1
  • Titlepage

    2
  • Contents

    3
  • Insert

    4
  • Preface

    5
  • Chapter One: Mosque Construction and Decoration Art in China

    6
  • Chapter Two: Khanqah, Qubbah, Mazar and Mausoleum

    7
  • Chapter Three: Calligraphy, Scripture and Porcelain

    8
  • Chapter Four: Ritual

    9
  • A Brief Chronology of Chinese History

    10
  • Copyright

    11

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