Blair, Sheila S. and Jonathan M. Bloom. "The Study of Islamic Architecture: Reflections on an Expanding Field." International Journal of Islamic Architecture 10,1 (2021): 57-73.
This essay is an overview of how two recently retired professors and writers view the changes in the study of Islamic architecture since they began teaching forty years ago. Not only has the field been incorporated into the study of world architecture, but it has also expanded typologically, geographically, chronologically, technologically, and methodologically.