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Coffee and coffeehouses : the origins of a social beverage in the Medieval Near East

Author: Ralph S Hattox
Publisher: Seattle : Distributed by University of Washington Press, ©1985.
Series: Near Eastern studies, University of Washington, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A social history of the coffee house in Muslim society.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph S Hattox
ISBN: 0295962313 9780295962313
OCLC Number: 11548531
Description: xii, 178 pages, 16 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The great coffee controversy --
The coming of coffee to the Near East --
Coffee, coffeehouses, and the opposition --
Wine, coffee, and the Holy Law --
Lethargy, leprosy, and melancholia : coffee and medieval medicine --
Taverns without wine : the rise of the coffeehouse --
Society and the social life of the coffeehouse --
The coffeehouse : social norms, social symbols.
Series Title: Near Eastern studies, University of Washington, no. 3.
Responsibility: Ralph S. Hattox.

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Coffee and its `house' became a noticeable and long-lasting fixture in Muslim society and arguably a historical force to be reckoned with..How it all began can be learned form this short book, which Read more...

 
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