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Italy, 500–1000

John Mitchell

John Mitchell is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The invasion and occupation of large parts of Italy, first by the Lombards in 568 and two centuries later by the Carolingian Franks, would have critical impacts on patterns of power and governance, as well as on architectural developments....

British Isles, 500–1150

Anthony Quiney

Anthony Quiney was formerly Professor of Architectural History at the University of Greenwich, and is a past President and honorary Vice-President of the Royal Archaeological Institute, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Just as Roman conquest of first-century CE Britain introduced new architecture of constructional strength, complex planning and aesthetic sophistication, so the collapse of Roman rule in the fifth century erased these qualities. Migrants...

Christian Spain and Portugal, 600–1200

Jorge Correia

Jorge Correia is Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Minho in Guimarāes, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pablo GonzálezGonzález Tornel

Pablo GonzálezGonzález Tornel

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Following attacks on the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) by ‘barbarians’ like the Suebi, Alani and Vandals in the fifth century, the arrival of the Visigoths from Germanic lands enabled this new people to gradually dominate the whole...

Indian Subcontinent, 600–1400

Adam Hardy

Adam Hardy is Professor of Asian Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The timespan covered by this chapter corresponds to the period generally called ‘early medieval’ by historians of South Asia. It spans from the disintegration of the last great ‘ancient’ empire, the Guptas, to the time when Islam entered...

The Islamic West (North Africa, Iberia and Sicily), 700–1492

Glaire Anderson

Glaire Anderson is Associate Professor of Islamic Art History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Islamic West comprised the Iberian Peninsula (present-day Spain and Portugal, known in Arabic then as al-Andalus), the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya) in North Africa, and Sicily. This era of the history of the Islamic...

Iran and Central Asia, 651–1250

Leslee Katrina Michelsen

Leslee Katrina Michelsen is Curator at Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture and Design in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, and previously worked as Chief Curator at the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The diverse geography of Iran and Central Asia contributed to the heterogeneity of people and cultures in the region, and encouraged trade networks. Following the Arab invasions of the mid-seventh century, the Islamicization of the previous...