Politics of Regional Trade in Iraq, Arabia, and the Gulf, 1745-1900, The

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This history of trade in Iraq, Arabia, and the Gulf basin over the course of 150 years establishes the interconnectedness of the Gulf region by charting the regional ties that bound disparate districts together through long-distance trade networks. Hala Fattah redraws the parameters of the history of this area, tracing the social history of the regional market from its beginnings to its last-ditch efforts to stand up to the onslaught of superior firepower, more efficient technology, and the inexorable rise of the world market.
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Hala Fattah, currently an independent scholar, was Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University in both the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the History Department.

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SUNY Press
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Pages
254
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ISBN
9781438402376
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English
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Business & Economics / International / General
History / Middle East / General
Political Science / International Relations / General
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