Acre : the rise and fall of a Palestinian city, 1730-1831 / Philipp Thomas

Author(s): Thomas, Philipp
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Subjects: Acre (Israel)--History--18th century
Acre (Israel)--History--19th century
Palestine--History--1799-1917
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, c2001
Series: History and society of the modern Middle East series
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 299 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1. Southwest Syria in the Eighteenth Century: Highways, Sea Lanes, and Populations 9
2. The Politics of Acre 29
3. Trade: Local Rulers and the World Economy 94
4. Government: The Military and Administration 136
5. Society and Its Structure in Acre 170
Concluding Observations 187
App. A. The Population of Acre 193
App. B. Trade: Tables and Figures 197
App. C. Administrative Positions and Their Occupants 215
App. D: Maps 223
Notes 233
Translations 267
Bibliography 277
Index 283
Notes: LCCN: 2001047080
ISBN: 0231123264 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0231123272 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-282) and index
OCLC Number: 48176713
ISBN/ISSN: 0231123264
0231123272