Markets and Merchants of the Islamic WorldUnknown - 1998
This volume is a journey through the bazaars in the old Islamic cities of the Orient. Beginning with a general outline of the history of trade, it examines the origins of the city within a city and the early Islamic fortresses and caravanserais. The path of goods is traced along legendary caravan routes such as the Silk, Incense and Amber Roads.
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1998.
Branch Call Number: 915. 6 WEI
Characteristics: 255 p. : col. ill., maps ; 33 cm.