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

Author/Creator:
Hanna, Nelly.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, c2011.
Series:
Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms.
Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
Subjects:
Artisans -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Entrepreneurship -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Capitalism -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Egypt -- Economic conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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?.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-8156-5115-5
OCLC:
757827323
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