Everyday life & consumer culture in 18th-century Damascus
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Everyday life & consumer culture in 18th-century Damascus by James Grehan

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle, WA .
Written in English


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StatementJames Grehan.
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LC ClassificationsDS
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Paginationxvi, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL22755251M
ISBN 109780295986760

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Book Description: Damascus was for centuries a center of learning and commerce. Drawing on the city's dazzling literary tradition-a rich collection of poetry, chronicles, travel accounts, and biographical dictionaries-as well as on Islamic court records, James Grehan explores the material culture of premodern Damascus, reconstructing the economic infrastructure, social customs, . Everyday Life and Consumer Culture in 18th-Century Damascus. Seattle: University of Washington Press, xvi + pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Donald Quataert Published on H-Levant (April, ) James Grehan's Everyday Life and Consumer Culture in 18th-Century Damascus is an impres‐. Everyday Life & Co My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature Author: Thomas Eich.   Najwa al-Qattan; Everyday Life & Consumer Culture in 18th-Century Damascus. By James Grehan (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, xviAuthor: Najwa al-Qattan.

In Everyday Life and Consumer Culture in 18th-century Damascus, James Grehan describes and analyzes material evidence of everyday life and consumption patterns in the city of Damascus during the eighteenth century. Although a major portion is given over to discussions of food and drink, he also covers domestic space and clothing. The scholarship pro-. Everyday Life and Consumer Culture in Eighteenth Century Damascus Book Summary: Damascus was for centuries a center of learning and commerce. Drawing on the city's dazzling literary tradition-a rich collection of poetry, chronicles, travel accounts, and biographical dictionaries-as well as on Islamic court records, James Grehan explores the. Everyday Life & Consumer Culture in 18th-Century Damascus. Seattle: University of Washington Press, Kenney, Ellen. "The Damascus Room." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, –. Reception Room (Qa'a) [Damascus, Syria] (). In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The.   According to James Grehan in chapter 3 of his book Everyday Life and Consumer Culture in 18 th Century Damascus, “the rich always enjoyed a much fuller diet than the poor” (Grehan, 95). Therefore, he tries to link wealth to food in pre-modern Damascus, where he links having a fuller diet with being rich.

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