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Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean

This is a magnificent book. Anyone wishing to make any claims regarding the relative strengths and weaknesses of Christian European and Islamic economic systems, and their long-term trajectories, will need to consider carefully Goldberg's findings.

Jessica L Goldberg. Trade and Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Geniza Merchants and their Business World. Cambridge Studies in Economic History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

From The Medieval Review (TMR). Review by Shami Ghosh, Independent Scholar

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Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Publication Reviews

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