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Author Trivellato, Francesca, 1970-

Title The familiarity of strangers : the Sephardic diaspora, Livorno, and cross-cultural trade in the early modern period / Francesca Trivellato

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2009]
2009
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DS135.I85 L589 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  DS135 I85 L589 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DS135.I85 L589 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 470 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Diasporic families and the making of a business partnership -- Livorno and the western Sephardic diaspora -- A new city, a new society? Livorno, the Jewish nation, and communitarian cosmopolitanism -- Between state commercial power and trading diasporas: Sephardim in the Mediterranean -- Marriage, dowry, inheritance, and types of commercial association -- Commission agency, economic information, and the legal and social foundations of business cooperation -- Cross-cultural trade and the etiquette of merchants' letters -- Ergas and Silveras heterogeneous trading networks -- The exchange of Mediterranean Coral and Indian diamonds -- The "big diamond affair": merchants on trial
LC subject Jews -- Italy -- Livorno -- History -- 18th century
Sephardim -- Italy -- Livorno -- History -- 18th century
Jews -- Italy -- Livorno -- Economic conditions -- 18th century
Sephardim -- Italy -- Livorno -- Economic conditions -- 18th century
Sephardim -- Italy -- Livorno -- Social conditions -- 18th century
Sephardim -- Italy -- Livorno -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
Jewish merchants -- Italy -- Livorno -- History -- 18th century
Livorno (Italy) -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century
Livorno (Italy) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 18th century
ISBN 9780300136838 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300136838 (cloth : alk. paper)