The Mosque: History, Architectural Development & Regional Diversity

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Date of Publication: 2002 ISBN: 978-0500283455 Author: Martin Frishman 2nd Author: Hasan-Uddin Khan

Since its first publication, this superbly produced volume has become the classic in its field. It traces the history and development of the mosque since the time of the prophet Muhammad, explaining its traditional religious and teaching role in Muslim society as well as its architectural and decorative features. Richly illustrated with material drawn from a wide range of sources, this book serves as an invaluable guide to an understanding of the mosque’s role throughout the world.