This text examines the re-emergence of the economic sector in Cairo during the 17th century, and its complex influences on social conditions. It traces the relationship between economic activities and culture through examining the life and work of Isma'il Abu Taqiyya - an Egyptian merchant.
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Nelly Hanna is an associate professor of Arabic studies at the American University of Cairo.
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Book Description Syracus University Press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0815627491