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Small Town Merchants, Global Ventures: The Maritime Trade of the New Julfan Armenians in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the role of Armenian maritime merchants in ushering in the ‘First Global Age’ of maritime history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It explores transoceanic ... More


The Islamic City, AD 1187–1516: Archaeology and the Human Story

Kay Prag

in Re-Excavating Jerusalem: Archival Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266427
eISBN:
9780191884252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266427.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Personal knowledge of three archaeological sites in different contexts in Jerusalem offered a rare opportunity for an overview of life in the city during the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods. This has ... More


Transportation Costs, Trade, and Global Value Chains

Sübidey Togan

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, the importance of the subject, and the structure of the book. The chapter studies the relation between trade costs and volume of trade; the economic ... More


The East Indian Trade

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores trade between Britain and East India during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It follows the actions of the East India Company (and to a lesser extent, the Levant ... More


Expanding Horizons: Amalfitans in the Western Mediterranean

Patricia Skinner

in Medieval Amalfi and its Diaspora, 800-1250

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646272
eISBN:
9780191751493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646272.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

An isolated reference to Amalfitans at the caliphal court of Cordoba in the mid-tenth century forms the starting point to this consideration of Amalfitan activity in the western Mediterranean. A ... More


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