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Islamic occultism and the museum

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The exhibition Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural, held at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, between 20 October 2016 and 15 January 2017, provided the opportunity to reconsider some of the parameters employed in largescale Islamic art exhibitions. The subject of the show – select divinatory and amuletic practices, itself a break from more conventional themes – was explored by adopting a more inclusive and critical approach, drawing evidence from a wide social spectrum and tran...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1386/ijia.7.2.327_1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford college:
Oriel College
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Funding agency for:
Leoni, F
Publisher:
Intellect Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Islamic Architecture Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
327-351
Publication date:
2018-07-01
Acceptance date:
2018-03-27
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ISSN:
2045-5895
Source identifiers:
835218
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uuid:a7bfad56-b734-4694-97c1-05d0e1f2df4e
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2018-04-12

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