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Author Hanna, Nelly.

Title Artisan entrepreneurs [electronic resource] : in Cairo and early-modern capitalism (1600-1800) / Nelly Hanna.

Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 244 p.
Series Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms
Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Defining a framework for the economic history of early-modern Egypt -- Artisan entrepreneurs: capitalist practices in a precapitalist environment -- A period of unprecedented social mobility for nonelites -- The Jalfis: oil pressers and emirs -- Competition between different forms of capitalism -- Guilds: moving between traditional and precapitalist structures -- Conclusion: what remained of artisan entrepreneurship a hundred years later?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Artisans -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Entrepreneurship -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Capitalism -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Egypt -- Economic conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780815632795 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780815651154 (electronic bk.)

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