Arab Society in the Time of the Thousand and One Nights

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Elaborate, explanatory notes from the author's 1859 translation of the "Arabian Nights" comprise a virtual encyclopedia of Middle Eastern life. Intriguing account of Islamic society as it existed during the Middle Ages considers importance of religion, literature, festivals, education, slavery, role of women in society, and rituals observed for the dead.

Arab Society in the Time of the Thousand and One Nights 2004, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486433707

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