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Challenging 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 Details

ISBN: 9780815605065
ISBN-10: 0815605064
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 153mm x 19mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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