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Antique Dealing and Creative Reuse in Cairo and Damascus 1850-1890

Mercedes Volait

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304 Pages
English
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Publisher
Brill
Year
2021
ISBN-13
9789004449879

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The commodification of Islamic antiques intensified in the late Ottoman Empire, an age of domestic reform and increased European interference following the Tanzimat (reorganisation) of 1839. Mercedes Volait examines the social life of typical objects moving from Cairo and Damascus to Paris, London, ... (see more details)

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