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Letters of Light

Arabic Script in Calligraphy, Print, and Digital Design

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674971127

Publication Date: 05/22/2017

Text

280 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 halftones, 24 line illustrations

World

  • Note on Transliteration
  • Introduction: Past Scripts and Future Visions
  • 1. The Layers of Proportional Naskh
  • 2. Ottoman Script Designs
  • 3. European Printing and Arabic
  • 4. Print in Ottoman Lands
  • 5. Questions of Script Reform
  • 6. Arabic Script on Computers
  • Coda: Beyond Arabic
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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