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Solomon I. Baevskii. St Petersburg University. Translated by N. Killian. Revised and updated by John R. Perry, University of Chicago
This is the only study in a Western European language of an important part of the intellectual and cultural history of the Persianate world in its formative phase. Persian dictionaries (farhangs) of the Islamic era, compiled principally in India, represent a unique linguistic undertaking that ...
Susan Rodgers, Anne Summerfield & John Summerfield
Gold Cloths of Sumatra combines the interpretive approaches of textile scholarship and cultural anthropology to explore songket aesthetics, as this remarkable shining gold cloth moves beyond ceremonial contexts to become a “hot item” as a marketable commodity, for sale as heritage textile and ...
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