Trading Cultures: The Worlds of Western Merchants (Scdp 3)

Trading Cultures The Worlds of Western Merchants Scdp The essays in this volume confront stereotypical images of merchants as men and sometimes women who stood outside their cultures beyond history Ranging across eras from medieval business practices

  • Title: Trading Cultures: The Worlds of Western Merchants (Scdp 3)
  • Author: Jeremy Adelman
  • ISBN: 9782503508764
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Paperback
  • The essays in this volume confront stereotypical images of merchants as men, and sometimes women, who stood outside their cultures, beyond history Ranging across eras, from medieval business practices to modern hucksterism of autobiographical morality tales, the authors of this volume find that merchants cannot be separated from their times From the Ottoman Middle EastThe essays in this volume confront stereotypical images of merchants as men, and sometimes women, who stood outside their cultures, beyond history Ranging across eras, from medieval business practices to modern hucksterism of autobiographical morality tales, the authors of this volume find that merchants cannot be separated from their times From the Ottoman Middle East to the American Midwest, the contributors to Trading Cultures emphasize the embeddedness of merchants in geographically and culturally specific contexts The trading careers reconstructed in this book dwell on mercantile concerns with honor as much as profit, trust as much as truck, and, above all, familial connections as much as individuated enterprise.

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