Masters of the trade : crafts and craftspeople in Cairo, 1750-1850

Title

Masters of the trade : crafts and craftspeople in Cairo, 1750-1850

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Department

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Program

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Description

Based on various guild charters, most of which have never been studied before, this monograph analyzes the different ways in which artisans and merchants organized themselves during the Ottoman period, and asks whether these forms of organization changed during the first half of the nineteenth century.

ISBN

9781936190782

Publication Date

Fall 2000

Publisher

American University in Cairo Press

City

Cairo

Keywords

trade, crafts, craftspeople, Cairo, labor control, leadership, legislarion

Series

Cairo Papers in Social Science 22(3)

Masters of the trade : crafts and craftspeople in Cairo, 1750-1850

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