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By Amnon Cohen

It is a publication in regards to the financial and social realities of a global that existed within the heart East as much as our days, noticeable during the Kaleidoscope of 1 very important city - Jerusalem. The reconstruction of all of the guilds that functioned through the Ottoman interval attracts at the untapped data of the neighborhood courtroom of Muslim Jerusalem (XVIth-XVIIIth centuries) - however it encompasses a plethora of data at the Christians and Jews of that city who actively participated in its fiscal lifestyles. approximately 50 various guilds are defined: Goldsmiths and blacksmiths, vacationer publications and undertakers, tailors and carpenters, cleaning soap makers and cotton weavers, beauticians and bookbinders. The modus operandi of every guild, and of the process as an entire, are analysed and awarded for the 1st time as precursers of civil society. The ebook holds additionally 19 unique files - facsimiles plus translations - illustrating the task of a number of relevant guilds.

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