Sevket Pamuk, "A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire"
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | ISBN: 0521617111 | edition 2004 | PDF | 302 pages | 1,16 mb
This volume examines the monetary history of a large empire located at the crossroads of intercontinental trade from the fourteenth century until the end of World War I. It covers all regions of the empire from the Balkans through Anatolia, Syria, Egypt and the Gulf to the Maghrib. The implications of monetary developments for social and political history are also discussed throughout the volume. This is an important and pathbreaking book by one of the most distinguished economic historians in the field.