Faculty Book: Elena Frangakis-Syrett
The Commerce of Smyrna in the Eighteenth Century
(Alexandria Publications, 2010)
Newly translated into Greek, this book deals with the nature and organization of the commercial and merchant banking industries in the Ottoman city-port of Smyrna. The book is also a contribution to urban history, as it brings to light the economy, society, and cultural milieu of a major international port, poised between East and West. Elena Frangakis-Syrett (Prof., Queens) is on the doctoral faculty in history and Middle Eastern studies.
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Submitted on: JAN 1, 2010