Aspects of the Jewish Economic History...

A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

I should like to thank the editors and publishers of the following journals and newspapers for permission to use material that initially appeared there: Historia Judaica ( New York) Jewish Affairs ( Johannesburg) The Jewish Digest ( Houston) New Nation ( Pretoria) South African Jewish Chronicle ( Cape Town) South African Journal of Economics South African Zionist Record ( Johannesburg) Temple Brotherhood Annual ( Port Elizabeth) Copyright © 2002 by Varda Books Original copyright © 1975 by The Jewish Publication Society of America All rights reserved First edition ISBN 0 – 8276 – 0067 – 4 This ebook has been published with permission of The Jewish Publication Society ( Philadelphia). The printed book, which served as a basis for this book is catalogued by the Library of Congress thus: Library of Congress catalog card number 75 – 2847 Manufactured in the United States of America designed by sol calvin cohen New ISBN 1- 59045- 116- 3 Scholar PDF No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage retrieval system, except for brief passages in connection with a critical review, without permission in writing from the publisher: Varda Books, 9001 Keating Avenue, Skokie, Illinois, USA Prepared as an ebook by Varda Graphics, Inc.

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Front MatterTitle PageAcknowledgmentsCopyright PageDedication PageCONTENTSILLUSTRATIONSPREFACEI. ANTIQUITY1. FARMING IN BIBLICAL TIMES2. TRADE AND INDUSTRY IN BIBLICAL TIMES3. AN ECONOMIC SURVEY OF JEWISH LIFE DURING THE PAX ROMANAII. THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD4. BYZANTINE JEWRY AND THE MEDIEVAL ECONOMY5. JEWISH TRADERS IN THE MEDIEVAL MEDITERRANEAN WORLD6. JEWISH ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN MEDIEVAL ISLAM7. THE JEWISH MONEYLENDERS OF ROUSSILLON8. WHEN THE JEWISH GOOSE STOPPED LAYING GOLDEN EGGS9. THE ECONOMIC BACKGROUND TO THE EXPULSION OF SPANISH JEWRYIII. MERCANTILISM10. AMSTERDAM JEWRY DURING THE AGE OF MERCANTILISM11. THE ECONOMIC BACKGROUND TO THE RESTORATION OF ENGLISH JEWRY12. THE JEWS IN EARLY BRITISH ECONOMIC THOUGHT13. MERCANTILISM AND THE JEWS OF FRANCEIV. SHYLOCK SOMBART AND MARX14. SHAKESPEARE AND THE USURY THEME15. SOMBART MODERN CAPITALISM AND JEWISH ENTERPRISE16. MARX'S WRITINGS AND JEWISH ENTERPRISEV. ESSAYS IN BIOGRAPHY17. THE BROTHERS GOLDSMID18. THE RISE OF THE ROTHSCHILDS19. THE DON PACIFICO AFFAIR20. MARCUS SAMUEL OIL GIANT OF BRITISH JEWRYVI. NEW WORLDS21. JEWISH ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN COLONIAL BRAZIL22. THE MAINSPRING OF AMERICAN JEWISH ENTERPRISE23. THE JEWISH IMPACT ON SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT24. ISRAEL'S ECONOMIC REBIRTHSELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHYANTIQUITYTHE MEDIEVAL PERIODMERCANTILISMSHYLOCK, SOMBART, AND MARXESSAYS IN BIOGRAPHYNEW WORLDSINDEX
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