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Aslanian, Sebouh David
From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean : the global trade networks of Armenian merchants from New Julfa / Sebouh David Aslanian
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
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Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  HF3770.2.Z9 J853    CALL 593-5181
Subject Julfa (Iṣfahān, Iran) -- Commerce -- History -- Sources
Subject(s) Merchants -- Armenia -- History -- Sources
Physical Description xx, 363 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-343) and index
Contents From trade diasporas to circulation society -- Old Julfa, the great deportations, and the founding of New Julfa, 1604/1620 -- The new Julfan trade network I: the world of the Indian Ocean -- The New Julfan trade network II: the Mediterranean, Western European, and Russian Networks -- "The salt in a merchant's letter": the art of writing business correspondence, the courier system, and their role in Julfan economy and society -- Social capital, "trust" and the role of networks in Julfan trade: informal and semi-formal institutions at work -- The circulation of men and credit: the role of the commenda, the family firm and of non-circulating women in Julfan society -- From coalition to nation: the collapse and transformation of the Julfan trade network
Series Armenian Research Center collection
California world history library ; 17

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