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The Disorders of a New Order: The Levant in the Long Eighteenth Century

Dana Sajdi

in The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785327
eISBN:
9780804788281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785327.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In searching for the sources of new authority in the eighteenth-century Levant, the chapter outlines the political and socioeconomic changes that became most apparently manifest in the rise of new ... More


Merchants, Gentility and Christian Conduct

James Raven

in Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

During the second half of the 18th century, very particular reinterpretation of ‘taste’ and ‘vulgarity’ supported literary attacks on men of trade. At the same time, many writers sought to protect ... More


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