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Author Schreier, Joshua, 1969- author

Title The merchants of Oran : a Jewish port at the dawn of empire / Joshua Schreier
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 199 pages)
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Contents Mediterranean Oran -- Rebuilding Oran : Jews, beys, and commerce, 1792-1830 -- Making money in a time of conquest -- Struggles for and between the merchants of Oran -- Jacob Lasry and the business of conquest -- From "Juifs de Gibraltar" and "Algerine Jews" to Israélites indigènes -- Conclusion : merchants, moralities and mythologies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 28, 2018)
Subject Lasry, Jacob, 1793-1869
Lasry, Jacob, 1793-1869.
Jewish merchants -- Algeria -- Oran -- Biography
Jews -- Algeria -- Oran -- History -- 19th century
Colonies -- Administration.
Ethnic relations.
French colonies.
HISTORY / Jewish
HISTORY -- Africa -- General.
Jewish merchants.
Algeria -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century
France -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 19th century
Oran (Algeria) -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century
Algeria -- Oran.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016041831
ISBN 1503602168