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Author Kuran, Timur.
Title The long divergence : how Islamic law held back the Middle East / Timur Kuran.
Publication Info Princeton, NJ ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, c2011.


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Descript xvi, 405 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents The puzzle of the Middle East's economic retardation -- Analyzing the economic role of Islam -- Commercial life under Islamic rule -- Stagnation of Islamic commercial organization -- Constraining features of the Islamic inheritance system -- The absence of the corporation in Islamic law -- Barriers to the emergence of a Middle Eastern business corporation -- Credit markets without banks -- The Islamization of non-Muslim economic life -- The ascent of the Middle East's religious minorities -- Origins and fiscal impact of the capitulations -- Foreign privileges as facilitators of impersonal exchange -- The absence of Middle Eastern consuls -- Did Islam inhibit economic development?
ISBN 9780691147567 (hbk.)
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Author Kuran, Timur.
Subject Economic development -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islamic law -- Economic aspects.
Islam -- Economic aspects.
Middle East -- Economic conditions.
Middle East -- Economic policy.
Descript xvi, 405 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents The puzzle of the Middle East's economic retardation -- Analyzing the economic role of Islam -- Commercial life under Islamic rule -- Stagnation of Islamic commercial organization -- Constraining features of the Islamic inheritance system -- The absence of the corporation in Islamic law -- Barriers to the emergence of a Middle Eastern business corporation -- Credit markets without banks -- The Islamization of non-Muslim economic life -- The ascent of the Middle East's religious minorities -- Origins and fiscal impact of the capitulations -- Foreign privileges as facilitators of impersonal exchange -- The absence of Middle Eastern consuls -- Did Islam inhibit economic development?
ISBN 9780691147567 (hbk.)
Author Kuran, Timur.
Subject Economic development -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islamic law -- Economic aspects.
Islam -- Economic aspects.
Middle East -- Economic conditions.
Middle East -- Economic policy.
LOCATION SHELVED AT LOAN TYPE STATUS
 BJL 5th Floor  HC 415.15 K9  8 WEEK LOAN  AVAILABLE

Subject Economic development -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islamic law -- Economic aspects.
Islam -- Economic aspects.
Middle East -- Economic conditions.
Middle East -- Economic policy.
Descript xvi, 405 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents The puzzle of the Middle East's economic retardation -- Analyzing the economic role of Islam -- Commercial life under Islamic rule -- Stagnation of Islamic commercial organization -- Constraining features of the Islamic inheritance system -- The absence of the corporation in Islamic law -- Barriers to the emergence of a Middle Eastern business corporation -- Credit markets without banks -- The Islamization of non-Muslim economic life -- The ascent of the Middle East's religious minorities -- Origins and fiscal impact of the capitulations -- Foreign privileges as facilitators of impersonal exchange -- The absence of Middle Eastern consuls -- Did Islam inhibit economic development?
ISBN 9780691147567 (hbk.)

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