Muqarnas, Volume 24

History and Ideology: Architectural Heritage of the "Lands of Rum"

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Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

In Muqarnas articles are being published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.
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Biographical Note

Editor: Gülru Necipoğlu, Harvard University.

Table of contents

PREFACE
SİBEL BOZDOĞAN AND GÜLRU NECİPOĞLU, Entangled Discourses: Scrutinizing Orientalist and Nationalist Legacies in the Architectural Historiography of the “Lands of Rum”

INTRODUCTION
CEMAL KAFADAR, A Rome of One’s Own: Reflections on Cultural Geography and Identity in the Lands of Rum


I. ETHNICIZED DISCOURSES ON THE ARTS AND ARCHITECTURES OF ISLAMIC GEOGRAPHIES

HEGHNAR ZEITLIAN WATENPAUGH, An Uneasy Historiography: The Legacy of Ottoman Architecture in the Former Arab Provinces

KISHWAR RIZVI, Art History and the Nation: Arthur Upham Pope and the Discourse on “Persian Art” in the Early Twentieth Century

OYA PANCAROĞLU, Formalism and the Academic Foundation of Turkish Art in the Early Twentieth Century

FINBARR BARRY FLOOD, Lost in Translation: Architecture, Taxonomy, and the Eastern “Turks”


II. DOMINANT NARRATIVES IN HISTORIOGRAPHIES OF THE OTTOMAN ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE

AHMET ERSOY, Architecture and the Search for Ottoman Origins in the Tanzimat Period

GÜLRU NECİPOĞLU, Creation of a National Genius: Sinan and the Historiography of “Classical” Ottoman Architecture

SHIRINE HAMADEH, Westernization, Decadence, and the Turkish Baroque: Modern Constructions of the Eighteenth Century

SİBEL BOZDOĞAN, Reading Ottoman Architecture through Modernist Lenses: Nationalist Historiography and the “New Architecture” in the Early Republic


III. INTERFACE OF HISTORIOGRAPHY WITH INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICES IN MODERN TURKEY

S.M. CAN BİLSEL, “Our Anatolia”: Organicism and the Making of Humanist Culture in Turkey

SCOTT REDFORD, “What Have You Done for Anatolia Today?”: Islamic Archaeology in the Early Years of the Turkish Republic

WENDY SHAW, Museums and Narratives of Display from the Late Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic

NUR ALTINYILDIZ, The Architectural Heritage of Istanbul and the Ideology of Preservation


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Readership

Those interested in the visual culture of the Islamic world, as well as Byzantinists, Europeanists, medievalists, historians of the early modern era, and architectural historians.

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