Islamic Roots of Capitalism
Egypt, 1760-1840 New edition
By (author) Peter Gran
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Islamic Roots of Capitalism by Peter Gran
Book DescriptionChallenging the ethnocentric notion that a capitalist economy could only be transferred to the peripheral states through contact with Europe, this text argues that the capitalist transformation of the Egyptian economy was begun by Muslim merchants and Mamluk rulers in the 18th century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815605065
(230mm x 153mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter Gran
Rise of the Rich, Hardback (November 2008)
Presents a model of analysis based on the rise of the rich. This book identifies a history of resolving conflicts through negotiations among the wealthy classes of various regions.
Beyond Eurocentrism, Paperback (May 1996)» View all books by Peter Gran
Employing the approaches of Gramsci and Foucault, Gran proposes a reconceptualisation of world history. He challenges the convention of relying on totalitarian or democratic functions of a particular state to explain relationships of authority and resistance in a number of national contexts.
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