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Coffee and Coffeehouses: The Origins of a Social Beverage in the Medieval Near East

Coffee and Coffeehouses: The Origins of a Social Beverage in the Medieval Near East (Hardback)

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Drawing on the accounts of early European travelers, original Arabic sources on jurisprudence and etiquette, and treatises on coffee from the period, the author recounts the colorful early history of the spread of coffee and the influence of coffeehouses in the medieval Near East. Detailed descriptions of the design, atmosphere, management, and patrons of early coffeehouses make fascinating reading for anyone interested in the history of coffee and the unique institution of the coffeehouse in urban Muslim society

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: customs & traditions Publisher: University of Washington Press Publication Date: 11/09/2015 ISBN-13: 9780295998886  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 11/09/2015.  

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