traditions

The Black Tents of Arabia

This is an account of twenty-two years spent off and on among the Bedouins of Arabia, migrating, hunting, raiding, starving and feasting and making wonderful desert friendships. The author writes the book for ‘the Lord of the land of his fathers, ‘ the King of Arabia ‘Abd el-‘Aziz ibn Sa’ud el Wahhab and his governors …

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Cut My Cote

A history of cloth-cutting techniques and the influence of loom lengths and animal-skin traditions on garment styles.