Mediterraneanism: how to incorporate Islamic art into an emerging field

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Mariam Rosser-Owen;
  • Publisher: Department of Art History, University of Birmingham
  • Journal: Journal of Art Historiography (issn: 2042-4752)
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  • Subject: historiography | Mediterranean studies | The Corrupting Sea | Islamic art | Iberia | Italy | Sicily | North Africa | Arts in general | NX1-820 | Anthropology | GN1-890

This essay discusses the emergence over the last decade of a new field of Mediterranean studies. In reaction to the polemical publication of Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell’s great study of Mediterranean history, The Corrupting Sea, in 2000, medieval historians in... View more
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