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The Middle East Economy: Decline and Recovery : Selected Essays

The Middle East Economy: Decline and Recovery : Selected Essays (Paperback)

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Charles Issawi focuses on the main reasons for the economic decline of the Middle East. He discusses climate, geography, and religion, with particular emphasis on the military elite, whose contempt for artisans and merchants thwarted positive economic initiatives. The role played by minorities and foreigners throughout the region's history is also examined. Finally, the author compares the economic histories of different Middle Eastern countries with each other, and with other areas of the world where similar conditions prevailed.

BusinessEconomicsEconomic historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern history Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishing Inc Publication Date: 15/11/1995 ISBN-13: 9781558761032  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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