East Meets West: Banking, Commerce and Investment in the Ottoman Empire

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P. L. Cottrell, Monika Pohle Fraser, Iain L. Fraser
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - History - 193 pages
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Bringing together cultural, economic and social historians from across Europe and beyond, this volume offers a consideration from a number of perspectives of the principal forces that further integrated the Ottoman Empire and Western Europe during the first century of industrialisation. The essays not only review and analyse the commercial, financial and monetary factors, negative as well as positive, that bore upon the region's initial stages of modern transformation, but also provide a ready introduction to major aspects the economy and society of the Ottoman Empire in the nineteenth century. The outcome is a broad ranging consideration of how all these issues played a fundamental role in the final decades of the Ottoman Empire and the emergence of Turkey as a modern state with links to both east and west.
 

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Contents

Evolution of Domestic Borrowing in the Ottoman Empire
1
French Investments in Public and Private Funds in the Ottoman Empire on the Eve of
8
Patterns of Information and Communication
25
A General Survey of the History of the Imperial Ottoman Bank
97
French Investments in Public and Private Funds in the Ottoman
123
The Financial Structure of the Stock Exchange in the Late
143
Investment and Foreign Policy
161
Bibliography
175
Index
189
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Philip L. Cottrell is Professor of Financial History at the University of Leicester, UK. Co-editors Monica Pohle Fraser and Iain I. Fraser are based at the European Association for Banking and Financial History, Frankfurt, Germany.

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