Everyday Life and Consumer Culture in Eighteenth-Century Damascus (Google eBook)

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University of Washington Press, Jul 1, 2007 - History - 320 pages
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Draws on court records and the city's dazzling literary tradition to explore the material culture of premodern Damascus and provides an unusual and intimate account of the choices, constraints, and compromises that defined consumer behavior.
  

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Contents

Introduction
3
I City Environment
21
II Bread Survival
56
Everyday Food
94
Everyday Drink
124
V Domestic Space
156
VI Fashion Deportment
191
Conclusion
223
Major Articles of Furniture
235
Major Utensils for Cooking and Eating
238
Major Articles of Clothing
242
Notes
245
Bibliography
291
Index
307
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