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Economic life of the Jews in the Balkans and Anatolia, 1453-1600

Author: E Bashan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An account of Jewish economic social life in the Ottoman environment. The author details the part played by Jews in the economic expansion and prosperity of the Ottoman Empire, drawing on  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Bashan
ISBN: 0197100619 9780197100615
OCLC Number: 17842474
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Political and economic background; the community and its involvement in economic life; the guilds; crafts; physicians; printing; commerce; public administration and service; finance; the political and economic crisis in the last third of the sixteenth century. Appendices: the Ottoman Sultans until the beginning of the seventeenth century; Ottoman and European coins used in the Ottoman Empire - fifteenth to sixteenth centuries; lifespan of sages and personalities; a list of Jewish communities in the Balkans, the islands and Anatolia (with alternative forms of name) 1453-1600; number of Jewish families, singles and souls in medium-sized and small communities (according to number of families); number of Jewish families in relation to Christians and Muslims; Jewish congregations in Constantinople and number of families according to size; Jewish congregations in Salonika and Adrianople and number of families and souls.
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Responsibility: Eliezer Bashan.


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