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Cover illustration: Fatimid mausoleum in Aswan, Upper Egypt. Photo by Stephane Pradines.

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Names: Pradines, Stéphane, editor.

Title: Earthen architecture in Muslim cultures : historical and anthropological perspectives / edited by Stephane Pradines.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018] | Series: Arts and archaeology of the Islamic world ; volume 10 | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018033596 (print) | LCCN 2018034670 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004356337 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004355316 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Building, Adobe--Islamic countries. | Earth construction--Islamic countries. | Building, Clay--Islamic countries. | Earth houses--Islamic countries. | Historic buildings--Islamic countries.

Classification: LCC NA4145.A35 (ebook) | LCC NA4145.A35 E26 2018 (print) | DDC 721/.0442091767--dc23

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ISBN 978-90-04-35531-6 (hardback)

ISBN 978-90-04-35633-7 (e-book)

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Earthen Architecture in Muslim Cultures

Historical and Anthropological Perspectives