The Islamic World:
A History in Objects

This is our second title for the British Museum’s ‘A History in Objects’ series, focusing  on the global history of the Islamic world, told through superlative art objects and cultural artefacts dating from the 7th century to the present day. Arranged in six chronological chapters, the story of the Islamic world is told through art, artefacts, people and places, and is richly illustrated throughout with expertly selected content. Further titles are planned in this celebrated and successful series.

Client: Thames & Hudson in conjunction with the British Museum
Authors: Ladan Akbarnia, Venetia Porter, Fahmida Suleman, William Greenwood, Zeina Klink-Hoppe and Amandine Mérat
Format: Hardback with jacket
Extent: 272 pp
Size: 240 x 170 mm
Illustrations: 450 

‘Beautifully conceived, designed and produced’

Art Quarterly

‘Anyone interested in the Islamic world should have this book’

Timeless Travels