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The Armenian merchants of New Julfa, Isfahan: a study in pre-modern Asian trade

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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the merchants of Julfa, a town on the trade routes linking the Mediterranean with Iran, developed an extensive international trade network reaching from the Atlantic coast of Europe to the Indian Ocean. Part 1 of the dissertation traces the history of Julfa and examines the factors contributing to the Armenians' success - among them the significant growth of Iranian raw silk exports to Europe; the stimulus to East-West trade given by the influx of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Humanities Division - Oriental Studies Faculty

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Supervisor
Publication date:
1991
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:8d886ba7-339e-458c-95d1-73978d764ae0
Local pid:
ora:6026

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