TITLE

How the Camel Got Its Saddle

AUTHOR(S)
Bulliet, Richard W.
PUB. DATE
July 1983
SOURCE
Natural History;Jul83, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Shows that the invention of the North Arabian camel saddle in 300 B.C. provided Arab peoples with power, wealth and respect. Earliest saddle designs; North Arabian saddle's contribution to military effectiveness; Change in fighting styles; Arabs' involvement in regional economy; Economic transformation; Change in the transport system.
ACCESSION #
5198247

 

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