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From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table

From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table (Kindle/iPad Version)

“Winner of the World’s Best Wine History Book for 2007”- Gourmand Prize [read more>>]

From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table

From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table

“Winner of the World’s Best Wine History Book for 2007”- Gourmand Prize [read more>>]

The Pursuit of Pleasure: Drugs & Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900

The Pursuit of Pleasure: Drugs & Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900

From ancient times to the present day, Iranian social, political, and economic life has been dramatically influenced by psychoactive agents. This book looks at the stimulants that, as put by a longtime resident of seventeenth-century Iran, Raphaël du Mans, provided Iranians with damagh, gave them a “kick,” got them into a good mood. [read more>>]