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Turks : A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600 (edition 2005)

by Filiz Çagman

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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, 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.… (more)
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Title:Turks : A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600
Authors:Filiz Çagman
Info:Royal Academy (2005), Paperback, 494 pages
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Catalog for an exhibition. A survey of Turkish aart. ( )
  Huaquera | Jun 20, 2019 |
Covers Turkic peoples over a millennium (not just "Turks"), from early nomadic wanderings in Central and Eastern Asia thru the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent in the mid-16th century. Includes essays by multiple scholars that trace Turkic history and cultural development. Sumptuously illustrated with works of art covering painting, sculpture, textiles, metalwork, and ceramics, which reflect the influences the Turks assimilated as they encountered other cultures. ( )
  lilinah | May 11, 2015 |
Contains an enormous resource of Turkish art and artefacts, and lots of good writing about the long history of these important peoples. ( )
  Philip_Lee | Apr 1, 2013 |
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