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STREETS OF MEMORY: LANDSCAPE, TOLERANCE, AND NATIONAL IDENTITY IN ISTANBUL, AMY MILLS, (2010) Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, xii + 288 pp., ISBN 9780820335735, $64.95 (cloth)/ISBN 9780820335742, $24.95 (paper)

ORIENTING ÍSTANBUL: CULTURA CAPITAL OF EUROPE?, DENÍZ GÖKTÜRK, LEVENT SOYSAL AND ÍPEK TÜRELÍ (EDS), (2010) London and New York: Routledge, xv + 336 pp., ISBN 9780415580106, $160 (cloth)/ISBN 9780415580113, $62.95 (paper)

LESSONS IN POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION: CASE STUDIES FROM LEBANON IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE 2006 WAR, HOWAYDA AL-HARITHY (ED.), (2010) London and New York: Routledge, 218 pp., ISBN 9780415571050, $110 (cloth)

VIOLENCE TAKING PLACE: THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE KOSOVO CONFLICT, ANDREW HERSCHER, (2010) Stanford: Stanford University Press, 198 pp., 39 b/w illus., ISBN 9780804769358, $21.95 (paper)

BAGHDAD ARTS DECO: ARCHITECTURAL BRICKWORK, 1920–1950, CAECILIA PIERI, (2010) Cairo and New York: American University of Cairo Press, 166 pp., 219 illus., ISBN 9789774163562, $39.95 (cloth)

THE COURTYARD HOUSE: FROM CULTURAL REFERENCE TO UNIVERSAL RELEVANCE, NASSER O. RABBAT (ED.), (2010) Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 260 pp., 120 b/w illus., ISBN 9780754638438, $109 (cloth). Published in association with the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture

MEMORIALS AND MARTYRS IN MODERN LEBANON, LUCIA VOLK, (2010) Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 272 pp., 23 b/w illus., 1 map, ISBN 9780253355232, $24.95 (paper)

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Affiliations: 1: University of Illinois, Chicago 2: University of New South Wales 3: University of California, Berkeley 4: Binghamton University (retired) 5: University of York

Publication date: 2012-02-14

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  • The International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) is intended for those interested in urban design and planning, architecture, and landscape design in the historic Islamic world, encompassing the Middle East and parts of Africa and Asia, but also the more recent geographies of Islam in its global dimensions. The main emphasis is on detailed analysis of the practical, historical and theoretical aspects of architecture, with a focus on both design and its reception. The journal is also specifically interested in contemporary architecture and urban design in relation to social and cultural history, geography, politics, aesthetics, technology, and conservation. Spanning across cultures and disciplines, IJIA seeks to analyze and explain issues related to the built environment throughout the regions covered. The cross-cultural and interdisciplinary nature of this journal will significantly contribute to the knowledge in this field.

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