Islamic Metalwork, the Nuhad Es-Said Collection
. London: Philip Wilson Pub., Ltd., l999. Large, pictorial.
Syria and Iran; Three Studies in Medieval Ceramics
. Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, Vol.4. 1988.
. New York: Lorenz Books, 1997. Crafts, how-to for mosaics.
A History of the Modern Middle East. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press., l994
. Historical background of the Middle East, rise of Islam.
Multicultural Art Activities Kit
. NY: The Center for Applied Research in Education, l994. Background information on Islamic art and projects.
Arabic Geometrical Pattern and Design
, Dover Pictorial Archive Series. New York: Dover publications, Inc., l973. 190 plates of linear geometric patterns for classroom use.
Ettinghausen, Richard, Oleg Grabar, and Merilyn Jenkins-Madina.
Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. Good overview of all aspects of art in the Middle East.
Treasures of Islam
. London: Chambers, l985. Large photos, covers all the most important periods of Islamic Art history, source of may examples of Persian miniatures to display for the students.
The Spirit of Folk Art
. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NY: 1989.
Hallstein, Marcus and Peter Delius, editors.
Islam Art and Architecture
. Konemann, 2002. Many large illustrations.
. London: Paul Hamlyn, l967. Illustrations of mosaic art, Classical and early Christian.
Irin , Robert and Harry Abrams.
Islamic Art in Context: Art, Architecture, and the Literary World
. New York: Harry Abrams, Inc., l997.
Islamic Arts Foundation.
Arts and the Islamic World
London: New Century Pub., 1982 Vol 1,#1. ( Winter 1982/3).
Islam and Muslim Art
. Translated from French by Robert Erich, l979. Large, beautiful photos of examples of all the art forms included in the lessons.
Rice, David Talbot.
. London: Thames and Hudson, l965. Art history, useful pictures for use with students.
What is Islam?
The World & I
. NY:September l997. An explanation of the Muslim faith.
Multicultural Education 94/95
. Guilford, CT: The Dushkin Pub.Group, l994.
. Mankato, Minnesota: Bridgestone Books, 1999. Historical information.