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Economics: Global Markets: The Ottoman Empire
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The European industrial revolution had far-reaching effects on the Ottoman economy. The volume of foreign trade steadily increased during the “long nineteenth century,” due to substantial growth in both imports and exports. Coupled with the increasingly globalized nature of commodity and capital markets from the second half of the nineteenth century onwards, this brought the Ottoman economy and society under the influence of global markets. The principal role of the Ottoman Empire within this em…

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İsvan, Nilüfer A. and Schick, İrvin Cemil, “Economics: Global Markets: The Ottoman Empire”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0232a>
First published online: 2009



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