Of Books & Men: Past cultural practices and methods of Islamic manuscripts preservation in Iran and India. Part 2: Pest control and Indo-Islamic manuscripts


In India, a tropical country, those interested in books, whether owners, bookkeepers or private collectors, have long shared concerns for pest infestation. This essay documents and comments upon some of the traditional methods against pest seen in the Indo-Islamic manuscripts mostly produced in the north of India.

DOI https://doi.org/10.25592/uhhfdm.603
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.25592/uhhfdm.602
Metadata Access https://www.fdr.uni-hamburg.de/oai2d?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_datacite&identifier=oai:fdr.uni-hamburg.de:603
Creator Couvrat Desvergnes, Amélie
Publisher Universität Hamburg
Publication Year 2014
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International; Open Access; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode; info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Journal article; Text
Discipline Other