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The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Ismael M. Montana

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a case study of slavery and its abolition in Ottoman Tunisia, one of the smallest countries in North Africa and the first to abolish the longstanding institution of slavery in the ... More


Dutch Securities for American Land Speculation in the Late Eighteenth Century

Rik Frehen, William N. Goetzmann, and K. Geert Rouwenhorst

in Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226073842
eISBN:
9780226093284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093284.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The end of the 18th century was one of the most innovative periods in the history of securitization. Public markets for mortgage-backed securities are among the most interesting developments of the ... More


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