4.623 Islamic Gardens and Geographies


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Seminar focuses on the historical geography of Islamic gardens, from Andalusia to Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on the Indian subcontinent. Critically engages evidence from archaeological, art historical, and cartographic sources, and explores strategies for generating integrative accounts of historical landscapes. Topics include gardens, cities, cultural landscapes, and political territories, along with their contemporary significance for cultural heritage conservation and design. Additional work required of graduate students. Limited to 15.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.623 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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