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Landscapes of the Islamic world : archaeology, history, and ethnography / edited by Stephen McPhillips and Paul D. Wordsworth.

Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Land use, Rural -- Middle East -- History.
Middle East -- Rural conditions -- History.
Water-supply, Rural -- Middle East -- History.
Rural development -- Middle East -- History.
Islamic countries -- Commerce -- History.
Islamic civilization.
Commerce
Land use, Rural.
Rural conditions
Rural development
Water-supply, Rural.
Islamic countries
Middle East.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
The materiality of Ottoman water administration in eighteenth-century rural Damascus : a historian's perspective / Astrid Meier
The Islamic occupation of Qatar in the context of an environmental framework / Phillip G. Macumber
Water management in desert regions : early Islamic Qasr Mushash / Karin Bartl
Faunal distributions from the southern highlands of Transjordan : regional and historical perspectives on the representations and roles of animals in the middle Islamic period / Robin M. Brown
Zooarchaeological perspectives on rural economy and landscape use in eighteenth-century Qatar / Pernille Bangsgaard and Lisa Yeomans
Beyond Iron Age landscapes : copper mining and smelting in Faynan in the twelfth to fourteenth centuries CE / Ian W.N. Jones
Ceramic production in the central highlands of Yemen during the Islamic Period / Daniel Mahoney
Harnessing hydraulic power in Ottoman Syria : water mills and the rural economy of the upper Orontes valley / Stephen McPhillips
The architectural legacy of the seasonally nomadic Ghurids / David C. Thomas and Alison L. Gascoigne
The Northern Jordan Project and the "liquid landscapes" of late Islamic Bilad al-Sham / Bethany J. Walker
"Presencing the past" : a case study of Islamic rural burial practices from the Homs Region, Syria / Jennie N. Bradbury
Sustaining travel : the economy of medieval stopping places across the Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan / Paul D. Wordsworth
Some reflections on rural Islamic landscapes / Alan Walmsley.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
McPhillips, Stephen, editor.
Wordsworth, Paul D., editor.
ISBN:
9780812247640
0812247647
OCLC:
926050433
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