The mechanisms of commerce

  title={The mechanisms of commerce},
  author={W. Schultz},
  • W. Schultz
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Introduction In the field of English-language scholarship on Islamic history in the 1960s, when the first Cambridge history of Islam was planned and executed, economic history was usually taken to mean the consideration of topics related to agriculture, taxation and trade – both international and local. The editors of the CHI certainly thought economic history was important. In the context of setting the stage for the rest of the work, P. M. Holt wrote the following in the introduction: In the… CONTINUE READING