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Cumin, camels, and caravans : a spice odyssey

Author: Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: California studies in food and culture, 45.; S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this fascinating look at the relationship between the spice trade and culinary imperialism. Drawing on his own family's history as spice traders, as well as travel narratives, historical accounts, and an ethnobotanical exploration of spices and their uses, Nabhan describes the critically important roles that Semitic peoples  Read more...
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Nabhan, Gary Paul.
Cumin, camels, and caravans.
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013032714
(OCoLC)857234328
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paul Nabhan
ISBN: 9780520956957 0520956958
OCLC Number: 868491244
Awards: Commended for IACP Crystal Whisk Award (Culinary History) 2015
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Contents: Introduction : The origin of "species"--
Aromas emanating from the driest of places --
Caravans leaving Arabia Felix --
Uncovering hidden outposts in the desert --
Omanis rocking the cradle of civilization --
Mecca and the migrations of Muslim and Jewish traders --
Merging the spice routes with the Silk Roads --
The flourishing of cross-cultural collaboration in Iberia --
The crumbling of convivencia and the rise of transnational guilds --
Building bridges between continents and cultures --
Navigating the maritime silk roads from China to Africa --
Vasco da Gama mastering the game of globalization --
Crossing the drawbridge over the eastern ocean --
Epilogue : Culinary imperialism and its alternatives.
Series Title: California studies in food and culture, 45.; S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Gary Paul Nabhan.

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Traveling along 4 prominent trade routes - the Silk Road, the Frankincense Trail, the Spice Route, and the Camino Real, this book follows the caravans of itinerant spice merchants from the  Read more...

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