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  • Simply Lebanese - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    simplest soup to the more complicated main course and from traditional recipes such as tabbouleh and kibbeh to the more unusual and creative variations that have been developed by her for the menu at her restaurant Your level of experience is immaterial supplemented by beautiful colour photography Ina am s anecdotes and tips for the cook create the illusion that this is a personal cookery lesson between author and reader

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/16/simply-lebanese/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Samarkand - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    Islamic landmarks This series presents selections of 19th century and very early 20th century photographs held in St Petersburg archives The photographs are intriguing as early examples of the art but also as a unique record of pre Soviet Central Asia Professor Vitaly Naumkin is a widely known scholar and writer on Arab and Islamic history the contemporary Middle East and Central Asia He studies at the universities of Moscow

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  • The Valley of Mud-brick Architecture: Shibam Tarim and Wadi Hadramut - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    implications for economic and cultural autonomy Salma Samar Damluji is an architect and specialist in Islamic and vernacular architecture of Arab countries After studying at both the Architectural Association School of Architecture and the Royal College of Art London Dr Damluji also taught at the Royal College of Art as both a Research Fellow and then a Tutor and later at the Architectural Association School of Architecture She has also

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  • The Perfumed Palace: Islam's Journey from Mecca to Peking - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    the world the Muslims of Peking While it is not widely known Islam first arrived in China in the seventh century CE and rapidly became an integral part of China s social fabric By 996 CE Muslims had established a presence in Beijing and so began a process of blending so far reaching that today casual observers of northern China might be completely unaware of their existence M A Aldrich has lived in Greater China for more than 18 years He is a partner in the Beijing office of a London based international law firm He is the author of The Search for a Vanishing Beijing A Guide to China s Capital Through the Ages and is also a contributor to Beijing Portrait of a City Lukas Nikol is a professional photographer and graphic designer living in Munich He is a frequent traveler to the Far East In 2006 he published with Christian Kracht and Eva Munz Die Totale Erinnerung which is the first unauthorized photographic study of the Democratic People s Republic of Korea An English version entitled The Ministry of Truth Kim Jong Il s North Korea was released in 2007 Hardback 210mm x 171mm 288 pages 30

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/16/the-perfumed-palace-islams-journey-from-mecca-to-peking/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Transit Tehran: Young Iran and Its Inspirations - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    by the female officers of the Special Guidance Patrols Transit Tehran Young Iran and Its Inspirations is an original anthology of writing and images primarily featuring the generation of photojournalists who came of age during the reformist movement Newsha Tavakolian Abbas Kowsari Javad Montazeri and Omid Salehi continue to document the social transformation of their country despite the government s mass closures of newspapers and magazines Unexpected facets of urban experience are explored in the art of Sadegh Tirafkan the new journalism of Asieh Amini and the short stories of Alireza Mahmoodi Iranmehr Transit Tehran also celebrates the long tradition of artistic and cultural resistance that has influenced young Iranians noticeably in the work of veteran writer and editor Masoud Behnoud premier satirist and cartoonist Ardeshir Mohassess and photographers Kaveh Golestan and Mohsen Rastani The Internet youth and fashion culture and the homegrown trends of the Islamic Republic fuel the city s paradoxes its pains as well as its obvious pleasures Sunk in permanent smog tangled in traffic jams suffused with the threat of war and political unrest life in Tehran is chaotic and unpredictable Its passions and preoccupations make it a city like no other Malu Halasa is an

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/16/transit-tehran-young-iran-and-its-inspirations/ (2016-02-16)
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  • A Yemen Reality: Architecture Sculptured in Mud and Stone - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    kept alive the building methods and styles practised for many centuries while adapting them to the current requirements of modern living This ongoing proof of the practical value of traditional techniques and the aesthetic quality of design possible using indigenous materials and simple tools is clearly and beautifully demonstrated by this book The traditional building methods used are initially dictated by the availability of local materials stone limestone used for waterproofing shale and most notably mud formed into oven baked or sun dried bricks With these materials the builders can construct skyscrapers of mud brick minarets over a hundred feet 30 metres high and palaces of outstanding elegance all of which are set against the extraordinary landscapes of southern Yemen But most significant of all are the outstanding skills of the master builders passed down from generation to generation over many centuries and still being practised with consummate virtuosity as these photographs show Material for this book has been drawn from the author s firsthand experience and knowledge of the country and from her copious records made during a number of visits over the last ten years Salma Samar Damluji is an architect and specialist in Islamic and vernacular architecture

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  • The Architecture of the United Arab Emirates - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    are also many reconstruction and heritage projects underway Recognizing the need for a publication that discusses this architectural antithesis The Architecture of the United Arab Emirates includes contributions by architectural professionals and specialists who have witnessed this firsthand Dr Damluji has selected articles which fall into two sections modern architecture which questions the form of new cities the contribution of international architectural practice and the state of modern Islamic architecture and vernacular architecture which discusses architectural surveys carried out and conservation and heritage projects throughout the UAE The book concludes with discussions of the ongoing reconstruction of traditional buildings regeneration schemes and the implications and reality of the reestablishment of traditions and heritage on the modern urban fabric and architectural thought In selecting these particular articles Dr Damluji is at pains to stress how the UAE despite moving rapidly into the future needs to acknowledge the architecture of its own environment Salma Samar Damluji is an architect and specialist in Islamic and vernacular architecture of Arab countries After studying at both the Architectural Association School of Architecture and the Royal College of Art London Dr Damluji also taught at the Royal College of Art as both a Research Fellow and

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  • The Architecture of Ottoman Istanbul - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    of one of the world s most magnificent cities Istanbul Bridging the gap between the specialist scholar and the educated general reader the history of the city is discussed from the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 up to the beginning of the twentieth century when the Ottoman Empire was finally dismantled following the First World War This historical background appears alongside descriptions and illustrations of Ottoman architecture regalia textiles books ceramics calligraphy and painting Throughout Yeomans presents the exhilarating alternative of Ottoman art with its meaning expressed through non figurative form rather than through the symbol systems and narrative of Western art Richard Yeomans is an independent scholar who was formerly a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Education University of Warwick where he was the Co ordinator for Art and Design The author of The Story of Islamic Architecture he is also a painter who has regularly exhibited his work in solo and mixed exhibitions in London the Midlands and abroad The Islamic architecture of Egypt has been the subject of his painting for over twenty years and this book springs from that intimate visual knowledge and experience Hardback 285 mm x 217 mm 258 pages

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/15/the-architecture-of-oman/ (2016-02-16)
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