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Title: The commerce and trade of the Rasulids in the Yemen : 630-858/1231-1454.
Author: Shamrookh, Nayef Abdullah.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3396 3856
Awarding Body: University of Manchester : University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 1993
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The aim of this study is to examine the trade and commercial activities in Tihamah and South Yemen during the Rasulid period (630-858/1231-1454). The study comprises twelve chapters. Chapter One is an introduction discussing the main sources of the study. Chapter Two is concerned with the Ayyubid conquest of the Yemen and the principal motives for their conquest. Chapter Three contains a discussion of the origins and rise of the Rasulid dynasty and sheds light on the Rasulids' relations with the Ayyubids and how the Rasulids succeeded in gaining control of the Yemen. Chapter Four discusses some political aspects of the Rasulid state. Chapter Five is concerned with the various agricultural products of the Yemen. Chapter Six is concerned with the various industrial activities of the Yemen.Chapter Seven contains a discussion of the state's efforts to promote commerce and trade. Chapter Eight contains a description of the principal products forming the major part of the commercial activities of the Yemen. Chapter Nine is concerned with the trade routes both overland and by sea. Chapter Ten contains a discussion of the domestic and international commercial activities of the Yemen. Chapter Eleven is concerned with the various trading tax schemes operative in the Rasulid state. Chapter Twelve discusses the Rasulid coinage and examines the quality and periodicity of issues by the state.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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