The role indigo has played elsewhere has been fairly well documented, but in the case of the Arab world, little or no thorough investigation has been previously undertaken. Sets out to provide comprehensive coverage of the subject from its earliest history to the present day.
'A thorough and valuable historical study of indigo in the Middle East and North Africa. In all, this is a major source to be consulted by anyone interested in the history or use of indigo in the Islamic world.' - Daniel Martin Varisco, Journal of Semitic Studies