By E. N. Anderson, Paul D. Buell

Paul D. Buell, Ph.D. (1977) in heritage, college of Washington, Seattle, is Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter on the Horst-Grtz-Stiftungs-Institut, Berlin. He has released commonly at the historical past of the Mongols together with an ancient Dictionary of the Mongol international Empire (Scarecrow, 2003). E. N. Anderson, Ph.D. (1967) in Anthropology, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, college of California, Riverside. a expert in ethnobiology and human ecology with wide box paintings, he's the writer of Floating global misplaced (University Press of the South 2007).Charles Perry, B.A. (1964) in center East Languages, collage of California, Berkeley, is a Los Angeles-based author focusing on the nutrition heritage of the Islamic global. His writings comprise Medieval Arab Cookery (Prospect, 2000), with A.J. Arberry and Maxime Rodinson.

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C. Kong), along with the results of initial research on the text by an international team of scholars. , Huihui yaofang 回回藥方 (Hong Kong, 1996). The second, with an accompanying volume of notes, is Song Xian 宋 峴 , Huihui yaofang kaoshi 回 回 藥 方 考 釋 , two volumes (Beijing, 1999). We are endebted to Igor de Rachewiltz for providing us with a copy of the important edition Kong edition, primarily used here as it is easier to read. We are impressed by the many similarities of content between the HHYF and the YSZY including herbs used, some terminology, and even linguistic forms but the former is more unassimilated in its content than the YSZY with much that is purely Arabic medicine in it.

Boyle, “Dynastic and political history of the Il–Khans,” in J. A. Boyle, 1968: 303–421 (see 374ff). 43 See B. Laufer, Sino–Iranica, Chinese Contributions to the History of Civilization in Ancient Iran, Field Museum of Natural History Publication 201, Anthropological Series Vol. XV, 3 (Chicago, 1919). 44 On this see Alfred W. , The Columbian Exchange, Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, Contributions in American Studies 2 (Westport, 1972). 28 CHAPTER ONE each society involved, with special reference to food and foodways.

Islamic communities were also found sprinkled in China, particularly along the southeast China coast, with distant links to the Persian Gulf. 22 Each of the three spheres received separate governments as “provinces” of a Mongolian world empire. The nomadic domains of Mongolia, ruled directly by the Mongol emperor, became the yeke qol, “great pivot,” the inner province of empire. This was where the qan and his closest retainers nomadized, where he maintained his capital, the new city of Qaraqorum.

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