Islam and The Trade of Asia.

Richards, D.S. (Editor).

Book ID: 15219

ISBN:      0571095968


8vo. vi, [1], 266 pp., 16 black & colour plates hors text, cloth in in slightly rubbed d/w, previous owner’s name signed on verso front end paper, part of the Papers on Islamic History 2, published under the auspices of the Near-Eastern History Group, Oxford & The Near East Centre, University of Pennsylvania Press & Bruno Cassirer Publishers Ltd, Oxford, first edition, 1970.


This book attempts to focus attention on the rise, organization and decline of the Muslim trading system. It includes a survey of commercial relations between the Middle East and Asia before the rise of Islam, and some papers on the social and legal conditions under which trade was carried on in the Muslim world. Contains a section of plates in the back of the book.

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