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From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean

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Item Number: 6666
Drawing on a rich trove of documents, including correspondence not seen for 300 years, this study explores the emergence and growth of a remarkable global trade network operated by Armenian silk merchants from a small outpost in the Persian Empire. Based in New Julfa, Isfahan, in what is now Iran, these merchants operated a network of commercial settlements that stretched from London and Amsterdam to Manila and Acapulco. This book brings to light for the first time the transimperial cosmopolitan world of the New Julfans.