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Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry
The Cultural Significance of Structure
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Michael Hann is Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds, UK and Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive. He is the author of seven design and textile books, including Structure and Form in Design (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012), and has written extensively for numerous journals including the Journal of the Textiles Institute and Textiles Magazine.
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Geometry and Culture Chapter 3: Cradles of Civilization and Initiators of Trade Chapter 4: Cultural Interaction and Exchange: the Importance of the Silk Route Chapter 5: Stupas, Mandalas and Nirvana: the Origin and Diffusion of Buddhism Chapter 6: Mosques, Minarets and Minbars: the Origin and Diffusion of Islam Chapter 7: From Syrian Umayyads to Christian Kings: Achievements in the Decorative Arts and Architecture in Islamic Spain Chapter 8: The Decorative Arts of Safavid Persia Chapter 9: The Decorative Arts of the Ottoman Empire Chapter 10: The Decorative Arts of the Mughal Dynasty Chapter 11: Visions from the East: Influences on European Decorative Arts Chapter 12: Cultural Diffusion, Adoption and Adaptation