By Sevket Pamuk

The Ottoman empire stood on the crossroads of intercontinental exchange on the sunrise of the period of capitalism. This quantity examines the financial historical past of that empire from its beginnings within the fourteenth century to the top of the 1st global conflict. via an in depth exam of the currencies and similar associations of an empire which stretched from the Balkans via Anatolia, Syria, Egypt and the Gulf to the Maghrib, the e-book demonstrates the complexity of the financial preparations and their evolution in keeping with either neighborhood advancements and international financial forces. the amount additionally offers a few invaluable insights into social and political background and the evolution of Ottoman associations. this is often an enormous e-book via probably the most exceptional fiscal historians within the field.

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