How the Camel Got Its Saddle

Bulliet, Richard W.
July 1983
Natural History;Jul83, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p52
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.


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