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Welcome to the Library's Islamic Art and Architecture Subject Guide!
This guide will give you an overview of the general distinctive characteristics of art and architecture throughout the history of the Islamic world. The material is presented to deal with two main areas:
1. Defining the concept of "Islamic art and architecture"
2. Presenting a group of existing models
To view the Arabic guide, click here.
According to the Library of Congress classification system, Fine Arts Resources fall into Division (N) and encompass many subcategories, the most important of which are:
General Arts N7420-7525.8
Special Topics in Art N7560-8266
Architecture and State NA100-130
Religious Architecture NA4590-5621
Local architecture. Homes. Housing NA7100-7884