Turks: A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600

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This magnificent book accompanied a spectacular exhibition devoted to the artistic and cultural riches of the Turkic-speaking peoples. Essays by leading scholars trace Turkic history and cultural development, while works of art ranging from painting and sculpture to textiles,

Author: David J. Roxburgh, Nazan Olcer
Edited By: Filiz Cagman
ISBN: 9781903973561
Binding: Hardback, 392 Pages
Published Year:
2005
Language:
English

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metalwork and ceramics refelct the artistic influences that the Turks assimilated, from their early nomadic wanderings to the glories produced during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent. The book takes the reader on a breathtaking journey from the eastern border of modern China to the Balkans in the west. Illustrated by more than 500 works, Turks is a landmark publication. The book is essential readign for anyone interested in the turbulent but vivid history of the Turkic-speaking peoples.

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Weight 2.72 kg
Dimensions 30.7 × 25.1 × 3 cm