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The Resource Scent from the Garden of Paradise : musk and the Medieval Islamic world, by Anya H. King

Scent from the Garden of Paradise : musk and the Medieval Islamic world, by Anya H. King

Label
Scent from the Garden of Paradise : musk and the Medieval Islamic world
Title
Scent from the Garden of Paradise
Title remainder
musk and the Medieval Islamic world
Statement of responsibility
by Anya H. King
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Anya H.,
Dewey number
668/.542
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Islamic history and civilization
Series volume
volume 140
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musk
  • Aromatic compounds
  • Perfumes
  • Perfumes
  • Medicine, Medieval
  • Islam and culture
  • Commerce
Label
Scent from the Garden of Paradise : musk and the Medieval Islamic world, by Anya H. King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 About Musk and Its Terminology; Musk and Its Origin; Exploitation of Musk; Terminology for Musk; Chapter 2 Commodities of Further Asia and the Islamic World; Introduction; Central Eurasia; China; India and the Indian Ocean; Southeast Asia; Place of Origin, "Brand", and Rank; The Impact of Commodity Knowledge in Adab; Conclusion; Chapter 3 History of Musk and the Musk Trade: From FurtherAsia to the Near East; Introduction; Musk in China; Musk in India; Musk in Tibet; Musk in Central Asia
  • Aromatics in the Persian WorldMusk and Aromatics in Sasanian Persia; The Westward Spread of Musk in Late Antiquity; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Islamicate Knowledge of Musk and Musk Producing Lands; Arabic Terminology Relating to Musk; Persian Terminology for Musk; Sources of Musk: Middle Eastern Knowledge of the Geography of the Musk Producing Lands and the Origins of Musk; Types of Musk and their Rankings; Toponyms, Ethnonyms, and Sources; The Islamicate Understanding of the Production of Musk; Conclusion; Chapter 5 The Merchant World and the Musk Trade; Musk Producers and the Trade
  • Tribute and Royal Gift-GivingRoutes and Emporiums; Merchants; Islamic Merchants; Data on the Commerce in Musk; Perfumers and Pharmacists; Adulteration and Imitation of Musk; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Musk in Daily Life in the Early Medieval Islamic World; Introduction; Arabic and Persian Perfumes; Incense; Unguents; Scented Powders; Oils and Waters; Musk and Men; Musk and Women; Musk and Medicine: Pharmaceutical Specifications of Musk; Pharmaceutical Applications of Musk; Musk in Food and Drink; Conclusion; Chapter 7 The Symbolic Importance of Musk in Islamic Culture
  • The Primacy of Musk among Aromatics in Islamic CultureSymbolic Meanings of Musk in Medieval Islamic Culture; Musk and Kingship; Musk and Islam; Musk and the Garden; Conclusion: Worldly and Otherworldly; Bibliography; Indices
Control code
ocn960969308
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 441 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004336315
Lccn
2016048246
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960969308
Label
Scent from the Garden of Paradise : musk and the Medieval Islamic world, by Anya H. King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 About Musk and Its Terminology; Musk and Its Origin; Exploitation of Musk; Terminology for Musk; Chapter 2 Commodities of Further Asia and the Islamic World; Introduction; Central Eurasia; China; India and the Indian Ocean; Southeast Asia; Place of Origin, "Brand", and Rank; The Impact of Commodity Knowledge in Adab; Conclusion; Chapter 3 History of Musk and the Musk Trade: From FurtherAsia to the Near East; Introduction; Musk in China; Musk in India; Musk in Tibet; Musk in Central Asia
  • Aromatics in the Persian WorldMusk and Aromatics in Sasanian Persia; The Westward Spread of Musk in Late Antiquity; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Islamicate Knowledge of Musk and Musk Producing Lands; Arabic Terminology Relating to Musk; Persian Terminology for Musk; Sources of Musk: Middle Eastern Knowledge of the Geography of the Musk Producing Lands and the Origins of Musk; Types of Musk and their Rankings; Toponyms, Ethnonyms, and Sources; The Islamicate Understanding of the Production of Musk; Conclusion; Chapter 5 The Merchant World and the Musk Trade; Musk Producers and the Trade
  • Tribute and Royal Gift-GivingRoutes and Emporiums; Merchants; Islamic Merchants; Data on the Commerce in Musk; Perfumers and Pharmacists; Adulteration and Imitation of Musk; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Musk in Daily Life in the Early Medieval Islamic World; Introduction; Arabic and Persian Perfumes; Incense; Unguents; Scented Powders; Oils and Waters; Musk and Men; Musk and Women; Musk and Medicine: Pharmaceutical Specifications of Musk; Pharmaceutical Applications of Musk; Musk in Food and Drink; Conclusion; Chapter 7 The Symbolic Importance of Musk in Islamic Culture
  • The Primacy of Musk among Aromatics in Islamic CultureSymbolic Meanings of Musk in Medieval Islamic Culture; Musk and Kingship; Musk and Islam; Musk and the Garden; Conclusion: Worldly and Otherworldly; Bibliography; Indices
Control code
ocn960969308
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 441 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004336315
Lccn
2016048246
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960969308

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