Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items for:

Caspian Sea x Society and Culture x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Caspian Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Named after the ancient Caspii who lived on its southwestern shores, the Caspian is the world’s largest inland body of water. Geographically it is a lake, but it is big ...

See overview in Oxford Index

kilka

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 28 words.

Brackish‐ and freshwater fish Clupeonella cultriventris, found in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea; also in lakes in Turkey

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

kilka

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 28 words.

Brackish‐ and freshwater fish Clupeonella cultriventris, found in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea; also in lakes in Turkey

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Azerbaijan

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 657 words.

eastern state of the former Soviet Union situated between armenia and the Caspian Sea producing only a fraction of the

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Turkmenistan

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 419 words.

central Asian republic and former state of the Soviet Union that sprawls between the Caspian sea, uzbekistan, afghanistan,

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Turkmenistan

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 364 words.

central Asian republic and former state of the Soviet Union that sprawls between the Caspian Sea, uzbekistan, afghanistan, and iran...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Modern Islam: Central Asia and China

Frederick Denny.

in Atlas of the World's Religions

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 998 words.

THE LANDS from the Black Sea through the Caspian Sea to China have been linked since medieval times by trade

Go to Oxford Islamic Studies Online »  home page

Kazakhstan, Islam in

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 147 words.

This Central Asian republic is bordered by Russia, the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and China. Major ethnic groups are

Go to Oxford Islamic Studies Online »  full text: free

Azerbaijan

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Situated on the Caspian Sea between Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Iran, Azerbaijan gained independence from the failing USSR in 1991

Go to Oxford Islamic Studies Online »  home page

Būyids

Richard N. Frye.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 764 words.

The Būyids, also called Buwayhids, were a series of kingdoms in the Daylamite region (south of the Caspian Sea) which

Go to Oxford Islamic Studies Online »  home page

Alfalfa, lucerne

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Medicago sativa

Family Leguminosae/Fabaceae

Origin and cultivation

Alfalfa does not exist in the truly wild state. It is said...

See overview in Oxford Index

Dagestan and Chechnya

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 536 words.

adjoin each other in the region lying just north of the Caucasus (see azerbaijan and georgia), one mountainous and the other on the edge of the steppe. Both border on the Caspian Sea....

null...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Azerbaijan

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 659 words.

former Soviet Union state bordered by the Caspian Sea in the west and producing only a fraction of the wine it produced before the fall of communism. Divided into the mountain system of the...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Iran

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 2114 words.

ancient Persia, deserves a geological introduction. In prehistoric times, the land mass that is now Iran forced itself up to divide the oceans, splitting the Caspian Sea off from the Indian...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page