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Shipped but Not Sold

Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade During Yemen's Age of Coffee

Shipped but Not Sold( )
Author: Um, Nancy
Series edited by: Yang, Anand A.
Matteson, Kieko
Series title:Perspectives on the Global Past Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8248-6641-9
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

In the early decades of the eighteenth century, Yemen hosted a bustling community of merchants who sailed to the southern Arabian Peninsula from the east and the west, seeking and offering a range of commodities, both luxury and mundane. In Shipped but Not Sold, Nancy Um opens the chests these merchants transported to and from Yemen and examines the cargo holds of their boats to reveal the goods held within. They included eastern spices and aromatics, porcelain cups and...
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