E. Bibliography:


a. General:


1.   Hallet, Jessica,
    Trade and Innovation: The Rise of a Pottery Industry in Abbasid Basra.
    Unpublished D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford, 1999
2.   Caiger-Smith, Alan,
    Lustre Pottery: Technique, tradition and innovation in Islam and the Western World.
    (London, 1985), reprinted (New York, 1991): chapters 1 & 2
3.   Ettinghausen, Richard,
    “Interaction and Integration in Islamic Art”,
    in Unity and Variety in Muslim Civilisation, ed. Gustave E. von Grunebaum (Chicago, 1955) pp.107-131
4.   Schnyder, Rudolf,
    “Tulunidische Lüsterfayence”,
    Ars Orientalis 5 (1963) pp.49-78
5.   Tamari, Vera,
    “Abbasid blue on white ware”,
    Oxford Studies in Islamic Art 10 (1995) pp.117-145


b. On relations with Chinese pottery:


6.   Crowe, Yolande,
    “Early Islamic Pottery and China”,
    Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society 41 (1975-7) pp.263-75
7.   Pottery and Metalwork in T’ang China: their chronology and external relations. A Colloquy held 29 June to 2 July 1970.
    Colloquies on Art and Archaeology in Asia, no.1 (London, 1970)
    which contains:
                    Bivar, A.D. H.,
                    “Trade between China and the Near East in the Sasanian and early Muslim periods”, pp.1-11
                    Fehérvári, Géza,
                    “Near Eastern Wares under Chinese Influence”, pp.27-34
8.   Medley, Margaret,
    “Chinese Ceramics and Islamic Design”,
    The Westward Influence of the Chinese Arts, from the C14th to the C18th. A Colloquy held 26 to 29 June 1972.
    Colloquies on Art and Archaeology in Asia, no.3 (London, 1972), pp.1-10
9.   Pelliot, Paul,
    “Des artisans chinois a la Capitale abbaside en 751-762”,
    T’oung Pao 26 (1929) pp.110-112
    Shelfmark: Bodstack: Per.Or.d.1, vol.1 (1890) ff.


c. History:


10.   The Cambridge History of Islam, vol.I: The Central Islamic Lands,
    edd. P.M. Holt, A.K.S. Lambton and B. Lewis (Cambridge, 1970):
                Part 1: The Rise and Domination of the Arabs
                chapter 3: “The Patriarchal and Umayyad Caliphates”, by L. Veccia Vaglieri, pp.57-103
                chapter 4: “The Abbasid Caliphate”, by D. Sourdel, pp.104-140
                Part 2: The Coming of the Steppe Peoples
                chapter 1: “The Disintegration of the Caliphate in the East”, by B. Spuler, pp.143-174


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