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Author Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip Isaac, 1970-

Title The business of identity : Jews, Muslims, and economic life in medieval Egypt / Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman.

Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (463 pages).
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Jewish, Islamic, or Mediterranean? : historiography and the Cairo Geniza -- Partnership as culture : Jewish law and Jewish life -- Commercial forms and legal norms in the Jewish community of medieval Egypt -- The Geniza, Jewish identity, and medieval Islamic social and economic history -- Appendix : fifteen legal documents concerning partnership.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jewish merchants -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
Partnership (Jewish law) -- History -- To 1500.
Commercial law (Jewish law) -- History -- To 1500.
Jews -- Egypt -- Identity -- History -- To 1500.
Cairo Genizah.
Egypt -- Commerce -- History -- To 1500.
Egypt -- Economic conditions -- 640-1517.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780804785471 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804787161 (e-book)