Islamic Cultures of Southeast Asia and China

ABIA - Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology
ABIA is an online bibliography of work published since 1928 on South and Southeast Asian archaeology, art, crafts and architecture (from early to contemporary), inscriptions and palaeography, coins and seals.

Zakaria Ali. Islamic Art in Southeast Asia, 830 A.D.-1570 A.D. Kuala Lumpur, 1994.(WID-LC N7311.Z35 1994)

Othman bin Mohd. Yatim. Batu Aceh: Early Islamic Gravestones in Peninsular Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, 1988. (FA 4786.601.1)

Mohamad Tajuddin Haji Mohamad Rasdi. Traditional Islamic Architecture of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, 2012. (FAL-LC NA6025 .M6713 2012)

Bennett, James S. Crescent Moon: Islamic Art & Civilisation in Southeast Asia. Adelaide, 2005. (FAL-LC N7311.B46 2005)

The Message & the Monsoon: Islamic Art of Southeast Asia from the Collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Ed. Lucien de Guise. Kuala Lumpur, 2005. (FAL-LC N6264.M4 K835 2005)

Adnan bin Pengiran Badarudin. “The Architecture of Brunei Darussalam,” in Transforming Traditions: Architecture in the ASEAN Countries: Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand. Ed. Jon Lim. (Singapore, 2001): 1-55. (Loeb Design NA 1511 .T72 2001)

Kumar, Ann. Illuminations: The Writing Traditions of Indonesia, Featuring Manuscripts from the National Library of Indonesia. New York, 1996. (FA 9098.94.1)

Gallop, Annabel Teh. Golden Letters: Writing Traditions of Indonesia = Surat Emas: Budaya Tulis di Indonesia. London & Jakarta, 1991). (HOLLIS#  002530342)

Court Arts of Indonesia. Ed. Helen Ibbitson Jessup. New York, 1990. (FA 499.301.9)

Gold Cloths of Sumatra: Indonesia's Songkets from Ceremony to Commodity. Ed. S.Rodgers, Anne Summerfield. Leiden, 2007. (FAL-LC NK 8880.A3 S87 2007)

Rinkes, Douwe Adolf. Nine Saints of Java. Transl. H.M. Froger, ed. Alijah Gordon. Kuala Lumpur 1996. (WID-LC BP 188.8.I52 J386 1996)

Bouwsema-Raap, Wilhelmina. The Great Mosque of Banda Aceh: Its History, Architecture and Relationship to the Development of Islam in Sumatra. Bangkok, 2009. (HOLLIS# 12099715)

Abdul Halim Nasir. Mosque Architecture in the Malay World. Bangi, 2004. (HOLLIS# 9621613)

Islamic Civilization in the Malay World. Ed. M. Taib Osman. Kuala Lumpur, 1997. (WID-LC BP63.M27 I86 1997)

Sakili, Abraham P. Space and Identity: Expressions in the Culture, Arts and Society of the Muslims in the Philippines. Quezon City, 2003. (FAL-LC N7327.2.S25 2003)

Fernando-Amilbangsa, L. Ukkil: Visual Arts of the Sulu Archipelago. Quezon City, Philippines, 2005. (FAL-LC NK1063.S8 F47 2005)

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Six Centuries of Islamic Art in China. Kuala Lumpur, 2001. (FAL-LC N6264.C6 S59 2001)

National Palace Museum (China). Exquisite Beauty: Islamic Jades = Guo se tian xiang: Yisilan yu qi. Taipei, 2007. (FAL-LC NK5750.2.I74 D46 2007)

Aldrich, M.A, & Lukas Nikol. The Perfumed Palace: Islam's Journey from Mecca to Peking. Reading, 2010. (WID-LC DS731.M87 A42 2010)

Mi Guangjiang. Arabic Calligraphy in the Chinese Tradition: The Art of Haji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang. Lanzhou, 2010. (Fine Arts: RUB-LC NK3633.A2 M5 2010)

Steinhardt, Nancy. China's Early Mosques. Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art. Edinburgh, 2015.
(Fine Arts: RUB-LC NA6043 .S74 2015)

Sun, Dazhang. Islamic Buildings: The Architecture of Islamic Mosques in China. New York, 2015. (FAL-LC NA6040. S86 2015)

Ding, Sijian. Art of Islamic Architectures in China = Zhongguo Yisilan jian zhu yi shu. Yinchuan, 2010. (Fine Arts: RUB-LC NA4670 .Z56 2010)

Jaschok, Maria. Women, Religion, and Space in China: Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins. New York, 2011. (FAL-LC BL1812.S33 J37 2011)

The Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China (Harvard Yenching Library). Includes more than 1,000 photographs from the 1920s and 1930s showing the architecture and life of Muslims in northwestern China. The photographs have been digitized and are available online through VIA.

See also: Islamic Art of India & South Asia and Islamic Art of Central Asia

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