Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 33 items

  • Keywords: bazaars x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Merchant Family

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0025
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter investigates the behaviour and perceptions of the merchant family in north India during the early colonial period. It traces the emergence of some of the key elements which came to make ... More


Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

C.A. Bayly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This volume on the social and economic history of colonial India traces the evolution of towns and merchant communities in north India from the decline of Mughal dominion to the consolidation of ... More


The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Mohammad Gharipour (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The main objective of this book is to explore the dynamics of the bazaar within a broad socio-spatial and political perspective by investigating a number of case studies from North Africa to the ... More


Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Regine A. Spector

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Over the past two decades, bazaars mushroomed in the new Central Asian states, where rule-of-law institutions are weak and corruption high. How did bazaars grow and thrive in such an inhospitable ... More


Introduction: The Culture and Politics of CommerceBazaars in the Islamic World

Mohammad Gharipour

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction examines the history and development of the bazaar from its simple origins as a marketplace selling trade goods at a crossroads to a complex structure faceted with every element of ... More


Adapting to Bazaar Ownership through Diplomacy

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter shifts the focus from the previous chapter on the work of traders at Dordoi bazaar to that of the main owner. The chapter discusses how, in light of some in society who viewed bazaar ... More


Centralizing to Modernize at Osh Bazaar

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter is the first of two to examine order at Osh bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Told from the municipality’s perspective, this chapter retraces attempts to create order at the perceived ... More


Migrants and ‘mother tongues’: Extralinguistic forces in the ecology of English in Singapore1

Lisa Lim

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the linguistic ecology in Singapore focusing on two external factors of migration and language policies over different eras. It demonstrates the significance of these factors ... More


The Rise of the Middle Class in Iran before the Second World War

H. E. Chehabi

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces the formation of a modern middle class that emerged as a result of Reza Shah's rigorous modernization policies in the 1920s and 1930s. The state expanded the educational system ... More


A Caravanserai on the Route to Modernity: The Case of the Valide Han of Istanbul

Andrea Duranti

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The history of the Iranian community in Istanbul is strictly connected with that of the Valide Han, the largest urban caravanserai of the whole city, built in the 17th century within the commercial ... More


Form and Function: On Politics and the Morphology of the Bazaar in Yazd

Ali Modarres

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of politics on the transformation of the form and function of the bazaar in Yazd, especially after the 19th century. Given the historical importance of Yazd to the ... More


Commerce in the Emerging Empire: Formation of the Ottoman Trade Center in Bursa

Özlem Köprülü Bağbancı

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the formation process of the Bursa trade center-Khans Region- in terms of varied commercial buildings such as khans, arasta bridge, closed bazaars, open markets and shops ... More


The Continuity of Social Space: Khan al-Jumruk within the Bazaars of Aleppo

Janet Starkey

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the Khan al-Jumruk (‘Customs Khan’) and its place within the social space of the Aleppo commercial center, exploring the many-faceted spatial relationships and the synergy ... More


Ghost Markets and Moving Bazaars in Hanoi’s Urban Space

Gertrud Hüwelmeier

in Traders in Motion: Identities and Contestations in the Vietnamese Marketplace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719820
eISBN:
9781501721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719820.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the demolition and renewal of traditional marketplaces in urban Hanoi, each in a different stage of renovation. It focuses on female traders, hawkers, and street vendors who ... More


The Possibility of Order

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The introduction presents the main question posed in the book: how does economic activity flourish in contexts with high corruption and weak rule-of-law institutions? This introductory chapter argues ... More


Varieties of Order in a New Market Context

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter asks how we can best study the economic dynamism of Kyrgyzstan’s bazaars, which are crucial pillars of the country’s economy. In contrast to perspectives that view them through the lens ... More


Changing Meanings of Bazaar Trade in Central Asia

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Market-based trade afforded opportunity and rendered dispossession in the post-Soviet context. Yet both of these perspectives overgeneralize the ways in which global processes interact with local ... More


Organizing Collectively at Dordoi Bazaar

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter is the first of two chapters to examine the creation of order at Dordoi bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. This chapter examines efforts by traders at Dordoi bazaar to unite in more ... More


Becoming Trading Elders and Local Authorities

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter continues the analysis of order at Osh bazaar from the perspective of traders working at the bazaar. While many did not disapprove of the removal of “illegal” traders, as discussed in ... More


Local Orders in Post-Soviet Bazaars and Beyond

Regine A. Spector

in Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709326
eISBN:
9781501709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709326.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the book’s main arguments and then extends the findings from Dordoi bazaar and Osh bazaar to other bazaars within Kyrgyzstan, and then within and beyond the post-Soviet ... More


View: