Merchants, Mamluks, and Murder: The Political Economy of Trade in Eighteenth-Century Basra

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State University of New York Press, 2001 - Business & Economics - 180 pages
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A historiography of Ottoman Basra, a trade center in the eighteenth century.

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Review: Merchants Mamluks and Murder: The Political Economy of Trade in Eighteenth-Century Basra

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Through no fault of its own, the subject of this book would be of little interest to all but a tiny audience of specialists, a group that I'm probably outside of. Also: a little Marxian for my taste. Read full review

Review: Merchants Mamluks and Murder: The Political Economy of Trade in Eighteenth-Century Basra

User Review  - Goodreads

Through no fault of its own, the subject of this book would be of little interest to all but a tiny audience of specialists, a group that I'm probably outside of. Also: a little Marxian for my taste. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Thabit A. J. Abdullah is Assistant Professor of History at York University. He is the editor of Arab and Islamic Studies in Honor of Marsden Jones.