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The Resource The business of identity : Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt, Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman

The business of identity : Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt, Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman

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The business of identity : Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt
Title
The business of identity
Title remainder
Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Cairo Geniza is the largest and richest store of documentary evidence for the medieval Islamic world. This book seeks to revolutionize the way scholars use that treasure trove. Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman draws on legal documents from the Geniza to reconceive of life in the medieval Islamic marketplace. In place of the shared practices broadly understood by scholars to have transcended confessional boundaries, he reveals how Jewish merchants in Egypt employed distinctive trading practices. Highly influenced by Jewish law, these commercial practices served to manifest their Jewish id
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Cataloging source
CNSPO
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1970-
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Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip Isaac
Dewey number
381.089/924062
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS135.E4
LC item number
A29 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish merchants
  • Partnership (Jewish law)
  • Commercial law (Jewish law)
  • Jews
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Cairo Genizah
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Cairo Genizah
  • Commerce
  • Commercial law (Jewish law)
  • Economic history
  • Jewish merchants
  • Jews
  • Partnership (Jewish law)
  • Egypt
  • Genisa
  • Geschäftsverbindung
  • Identität
  • Juden
  • Kaufmännischer Beruf
  • Muslim
  • Wirtschaft
  • Esra-Synagoge Kairo
  • Ägypten
Label
The business of identity : Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt, Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jewish, Islamic, or Mediterranean? : historiography and the Cairo Geniza -- Partnership as culture : Jewish law and Jewish life -- Commercial forms and legal norms in the Jewish community of medieval Egypt -- The Geniza, Jewish identity, and medieval Islamic social and economic history -- Appendix : fifteen legal documents concerning partnership
Control code
872703482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 446 pages .).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804787161
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872703482
Label
The business of identity : Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt, Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jewish, Islamic, or Mediterranean? : historiography and the Cairo Geniza -- Partnership as culture : Jewish law and Jewish life -- Commercial forms and legal norms in the Jewish community of medieval Egypt -- The Geniza, Jewish identity, and medieval Islamic social and economic history -- Appendix : fifteen legal documents concerning partnership
Control code
872703482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 446 pages .).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804787161
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872703482

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