Sky Blue Stone: The Turquoise Trade in World History

Sky Blue Stone: The Turquoise Trade in World History

by Arash Khazeni

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520958357
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/10/2014
Series: California World History Library , #20
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 217
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Arash Khazeni is Assistant Professor of History at Pomona College and author of Tribes and Empire on the Margins of Nineteenth-Century Iran.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface

Introduction: The Turquoise Ring of the Emperor Jahangir
1. The Colored Earth
2. Turquoise, Trade, and Empire in Early Modern Eurasia
3. The Turquoise of Islam
4. Stone from the East
5. The Other Side of the World

Epilogue: Indian Stone
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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