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

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SUNY 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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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

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Page xvii - This research was made possible by grants from the Joint Committee on the Near and Middle East of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council, with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Ford Foundation, and the Graduate School of the University of Louisville.

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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.