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Author Anderson, Paul Stuart, 1976- author.

Title Exchange ideologies : commerce, language, and patriarchy in preconflict Aleppo / Paul Anderson
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2023
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 204 pages)
Contents Introduction: Exchange Ideologies, Patriarchy, and Economic Liberalization in Syria -- 1. Aleppo in Space and Time -- 2. Exchange Ideologies of Urban-Rural Difference -- 3. Merchant Patriarchy and the State -- 4. Economic Patriarchy and Contested Modernities -- 5. The Hospitality Economy -- 6. Civic Patronage -- 7. Affective Economies of Sincerity and Economic Liberalization in Aleppo -- Conclusion: Exchange Ideologies and the Futures of the Syrian Nation -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary ""The book is an account of economic liberalization in Aleppo in the 2000s as a social and cultural process as much as a political and economic one. It charts the understandings of commerce and of merchants that came to the fore in Syria as Baathism declined as an official ideology"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 23, 2023)
Subject Economic history.
Economic policy.
HISTORY / Middle East / Syria.
Aleppo (Syria) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Aleppo (Syria) -- Economic policy -- 20th century
Syria -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Syria -- Economic policy -- 20th century
Syria -- Aleppo.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2022034540
ISBN 150176828X