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Food culture and health in pre-modern Islamic societies [electronic resource] /
edited by David Waines.
imprint
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
description
xxxiv, 272 p. ; 27 cm.
ISBN
900419441X (hbk. : alk. paper), 9789004194410 (hbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
isbn
900419441X (hbk. : alk. paper)
9789004194410 (hbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
11665929
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-272).
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This book brings together edited articles from the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Islam that are relevant to food culture, health, diet and medicine in pre-Islamic Muslim societies.
Main Description
This book brings together edited articles from the second edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam that are relevant to food culture, health, diet, and medicine in pre-Islamic Muslim societies. This compilation consists of edited entries on agriculture and irrigation, with attention for various staples and fruits; animals and the legal aspects of their consumption; hunting and fishing; the preparation of food, with entries on both the kitchen and various ingredients; dietetics and pharmacology; and the medicinal properties of a wide variety of foodstuffs.

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