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Author Seikaly, Sherene, 1971- author.

Title Men of capital : scarcity and economy in mandate Palestine / Sherene Seikaly.

Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (273 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-238) and index.
Contents Introduction : the politics of basic needs -- Men of capital : making money, making nation -- Women of thrift : domesticity and home economics -- A nutritional economy : the calorie, development, and war -- A public good : Palestinian businessmen and World War II -- The vegetable racket : scarcity and the cost of living -- Conclusion : postwar austerity and the discipline of detail.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Palestinian Arabs -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Palestine.
Palestine -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1948.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780804792882 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804796613 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780804796729 (e-book)