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Decorative motives above the entrance to Qutb Minar, Delhi
Image Credit: By chopr - originally posted to Flickr as Qutub Minar - Delhi, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7583870
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In general, books about Islamic art are shelved in N 6260.
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Covers biographies, criticism, country surveys, artistic styles and movements, art forms, subject matter and iconography, and techniques.
Information is drawn from Grove Art, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
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