Artisan entrepreneurs in Cairo and early modern capitalism, 1600-1800 (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Artisan entrepreneurs in Cairo and early modern capitalism, 1600-1800

Author: Nelly Hanna
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelly Hanna
ISBN: 9789774164798 9774164792 9789774161032 9774161033
OCLC Number: 778631154
Description: vii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
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?
Other Titles: Artisan entrepreneurs in Cairo
Responsibility: Nelly Hanna.

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