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Author Mills, Simon, 1980- author.

Title A commerce of knowledge : trade, religion, and scholarship between England and the Ottoman Empire, 1600-1760 / Simon Mills
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (xii, 332 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Introduction -- PART I: FROM OXFORD TO ALEPPO -- 1: 'Turky Labours' -- PART II: BUILDING A LIBRARY IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY SYRIA -- 2: Edward Pococke in Aleppo -- 3: 'A Rich Treasure of Manuscripts': Robert Huntington in Syria -- PART III: THE MAKING OF AN ANTIQUARIAN -- 4: 'Factor to a Worthy Principle' -- 5: The Road to Jerusalem -- 6: Henry Maundrell and the Making of A Journey -- PART IV: MISSIONS -- 7: The English Reformation in an Eastern Key -- 8: Thomas Dawes in Aleppo -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary 'A Commerce of Knowledge' tells the story of three generations of Church of England chaplains who worked in Ottoman Aleppo during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. By reconstructing their careers, Simon Mills shows the links between English commercial and diplomatic expansion, and English scholarly and missionary interests
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 18, 2020)
Subject Company of Merchants of England Trading to the Levant -- Officials and employees
Company of Merchants of England Trading to the Levant.
Orientalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Orientalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Civilization -- Middle Eastern influences.
International relations.
England -- Relations -- Middle East
Middle East -- Relations -- England
Aleppo (Syria) -- Civilization -- 17th century
Aleppo (Syria) -- Civilization -- 18th century
Great Britain.
Middle East.
Syria -- Aleppo.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191875915