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Dragon's Brain Perfume: An Historical Geography of Camphor

By: RA Donkin

307 pages, B/w photos, illus, maps

E J Brill

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #94793 | ISBN: 9004109838
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NHBS Price: £145.00 $184/€171 approx

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Opens with a survey of general aromata - origins, time and place of demand - from the Ancient Civilizations to the Age of Discoveries. Chapter two concerns the natural history of camphor; subsequent chapters are organized by regions with a postscript on Origins and Diffusion.


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