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Overview

Using original source documents, this book portrays nineteenth-century Mosul--a large city currently in Iraq's "no-fly" zone.
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Table of Contents

Maps, Illustrations, Tables, and Figures
Note on Spelling
Acknowledgments

Introduction

Sources and Voices: The Scholars
Focus
Actors
Voices and Sources: The Characters
Outline

1. Mosul and Its Of

The Ottomans and Mosul
Mosul’s Government
Institutions of Government
Tanzimat: Centralization
Struggles for Power
Tanzimat: Taxation
Tanzimat: Non-Muslim Communities
Christians versus Christians
Challenge in the Mountains
Riots in the City
The Revolution of 1908
Conclusion

2. People of the City

Homes
Food and Water
Working Life
Textiles
Making Ends Meet
Foreign Trade, Local Government, and Con
Reform and Reaction
Conclusion

3. Merchants

1838: The Commercial Convention
Circles of Trade: Rafts and Donkeys
Circles of Trade: Mules
Circles of Trade: Camels
Circles of Trade: Steamships
Justice
Credit
Tolls, Taxes, and Monopolies
The Challenge of Counting
Foreign Trade, Regional Trade
Conclusion

4. Peasants and the City

Planting and Harvesting
Taxes
Credit
Land Ownership
Enforcement and Effects of the Land Reform Laws
Labor and Increasing Exports
Food, Scarcity, and Power
Conclusion

5. Nomads

Interdependence
Nomads, Sheep, and Wool
Government and the Politics of the Nomads
Conclusion

Conclusions and Suggestions

Politics and Foreign Trade Historiography
Epilogue: The Mosul Question
Permeable Boundaries, Impenetrable Borders
Creating a State: The Political Implications of Regional Trade

Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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