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Islamic Art and Architecture

This page introduced you to the important elements of Islamic art and architecture. Read on for activities that you can use to improve your understanding.

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Broad databases, covering a wide variety of topics, are useful for interdisplinary research. These databases are a good place to begin your search on most topics.

Search Tips

Tips for better search results using Boolean or Advanced Searches

urban and city searches for occurrences of both words 

urban or city searches for  or all, but both are not required

urban not city searches for occurrences of the word ‘urban’ but without use of the word ‘city'

"urban planningsearches for the words as a pair not individually

art* searches for art, arts, artistic, artful, etc.

m?n searches for man and men.