The Camel And The Wheel

Pub Date : 1990 | Author : Richard W. Bulliet | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 023107235X
ISBN 13 : 9780231072359

Why, for many centuries, was the wheel abandoned in the Middle East in favor of the camel as a means of transport? This richly illustrated study explains this anomaly. Drawing on a..

The Wheel

Pub Date : 2016-01-19 | Author : Richard W. Bulliet | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231540612
ISBN 13 : 0231540612

In this book, Richard W. Bulliet focuses on three major phases in the evolution of the wheel and their relationship to the needs and ambitions of human society. He begins in 4000 B..

Cotton Climate And Camels In Early Islamic Iran

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Richard W. Bulliet | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231148375
ISBN 13 : 0231148372

A boom in the production and export of cotton turned Iran into the richest region of the Islamic caliphate in the ninth and tenth centuries. Yet in the eleventh century, Iran's pri..

Ces Bonnes Lettres

Pub Date : 2015-05-18 | Author : Cécile Dauphin | Publisher : Albin Michel

ISBN 10 : 9782226341112
ISBN 13 : 2226341110

La vie d'une famille bourgeoise ne se conçoit pas au XIXe siècle sans échange de lettres, qu'elles soient écrites dans l'impérieuse nécessité de donner des "nouvelles", dict..

Islam

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : Richard W. Bulliet | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231082185
ISBN 13 : 9780231082181

The highly publicized obscenity trial of Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness (1928) is generally recognized as the crystallizing moment in the construction of a visible modern ..

Hunters Herders And Hamburgers

Pub Date : 2005-10-29 | Author : Richard W. Bulliet | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231503969
ISBN 13 : 0231503962

Richard W. Bulliet has long been a leading figure in the study of human-animal relations, and in his newest work, Hunters, Herders, and Hamburgers, he offers a sweeping and engagin..