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Artisan Entrepreneurs in Cairo and Early Modern Capitalism (1600–1800)

Nelly Hanna

Cloth $34.95s    |    978-0-8156-3279-5    |    2011

"An extremely important and original book that fills a black hole not only in Egyptian social history but also that of Ottoman history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries." —Huri Islamoglu, editor of Constituting Modernity: Private Property in the East and West

  Artisan Entrepreneurs in Cairo and Early Modern Capitalism

Nelly Hanna   Nelly Hanna is professor and chair of the Department of Arabic Studies at the American University of Cairo. She is the author of In Praise of Books: A Cultural History of Cairo’s Middle Class, Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century and Making Big Money in 1600: The Life and Times of Isma’il Abu Taqiyya, Egyptian Merchant.


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