Textbook

Books Price Comparison (Including Amazon) - Guaranteed Lowest Prices on Books


 

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

 
 
 
 
Coffee and Coffeehouses: The Origins of a Social Beverage in the Medieval Near East (Publications on the Near East)
Author: Hattox
ISBN 13: 9780295962313
ISBN 10: 295962313
Edition: University of Washington
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication Date: 1985-10-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $23.00
 
 

The early history of coffee, from its use in Sufi rituals to its widespread consumption in medieval Muslim coffeehouses, makes fascinating reading. Drawing on original Arabic sources and the accounts of early European travelers, Hattox describes the colorful history of coffee and the birth of the unique institution of the coffeehouse in urban Muslim society.