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Labour in the Medieval Islamic World (Islamic History and Civilization. Studies and Texts, Vol 4) by Maya Shatzmiller

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Islamic studies,
  • Social history,
  • Work & labour,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Islamic History,
  • Labor Force,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Architecture,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East,
  • Labor,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Sexual division of labor,
  • Classification,
  • Islamic Empire,
  • Labor supply,
  • Occupations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9076411M
ISBN 109004098968
ISBN 109789004098961

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This is an extensive study of labour in the social and economic life of Islamic communities around the Mediterranean in the medieval period, 9thth on a large number of primary and secondary sources, it contains a comprehensive dictionary of trades and occupations practised by both men and women, followed by a statistical and textual examination of the division of labour, the 3/5(1). Get this from a library! Labour in the medieval Islamic world. [Maya Shatzmiller] -- This is an extensive study of labour in the social and economic life of Islamic communities around the Mediterranean in the medieval period, 9thth century. Based on a large number of primary and. Book Published Leiden ; New York: E.J. Brill, Language English Related Title Labor in the medieval Islamic world. Series Islamic History and Civilization ISBN (cloth) Description viii, p.: ill. ; 25 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Series Statement Islamic history and civilization ; v 4.   Labour in the Medieval Islamic World. Link/Page Citation The economic history of the Islamic world has developed slowly and erratically. If one is to read only one book on medieval Islamic economic history, however, this book, despite its focus on labor, unquestionably supersedes previous attempts at a general presentation.

Labour in the Medieval Islamic World. (Islamic History and Civilization, Studies and Texts, number 4.) (Islamic History and Civilization, Studies and Texts, number 4.) New York: E. J. Brill.   The books intersect beautifully, each informing the others with quotes and excerpts from medieval texts, to create a comprehensive view of Dar al-Islam. Reproductions from ancient manuscripts and 18th- and 19th-century paintings complement the s: 2. Buy Labour in the Medieval Islamic World (Islamic History and Civilization) by Maya Shatzmiller (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on . Islamic History and Civilization. Studies and Texts covers the world of Islam, from the time of its earliest appearance until the pre-modern period, and from its Western to its Eastern frontiers. The series provides space for analytical studies of themes, issues, dynasties, regions, or personages, annotated translations and text editions, as well as conference proceedings related to the.

The vast majority of labour in the medieval Islamic world consisted of free, paid labour. The only known exceptions to this general rule was in the plantation economy of 9th-century southern Iraq (which led to the Zanj Revolt), in 9th-century Ifriqiya (modern-day Tunisia), and in 11th-century Bahrain (during the Karmatian state). The Arab Agricultural Revolution was the transformation in agriculture from the 8th to the 13th century in the Islamic region of the Old agronomic literature of the time, with major books by Ibn Bassal and Abū l-Khayr al-Ishbīlī, demonstrates the extensive diffusion of useful plants to Medieval Spain (), and the growth in Islamic scientific knowledge of agriculture and horticulture. BOOK REVIEW BOOK REVIEW BOOK REVIEW BOOK REVIEW BOOK REVIEW BOOK REVIEW Women in the Medieval Islamic World Gavin R.G. Hambly, Editor New York: St. Martin's Press, (59 pages, index, bibliography) $25 (paper) Reviewed by Jeremie Peterson _ This volume, an anthology of essays, attempts to present a new perspective. From the time of its birth in Mecca in the 7th century C.E., Islam and the Islamic world rapidly expanded outward, extending to Spain and West Africa in the west, and to Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent in the east. An examination of the daily life in these Islamic regions provides insight into a civilized, powerful, and economically stable culture, where large metropolitan centers /5(2).