List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: The Turquoise Ring of the Emperor Jahangir 1. The Colored Earth 2. Turquoise, Trade, and Empire in Early Modern Eurasia 3. The Turquoise of Islam 4. Stone from the East 5. The Other Side of the World Epilogue: Indian Stone Notes Bibliography Index
Arash Khazeni is Assistant Professor of History at Pomona College and author of Tribes and Empire on the Margins of Nineteenth-Century Iran.
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