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1838 in International Relations - 1838 Treaties, States and Territories Established in 1838, Pitcairn Islands, Los Altos, Central America (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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1838 in International Relations - 1838 Treaties, States and Territories Established in 1838, Pitcairn Islands, Los Altos, Central America (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: 1838 Treaties, States and Territories Established in 1838, Pitcairn Islands, Los Altos, Central America, Iowa Territory, Anglo-Ottoman Treaty, Treaty of Balta Liman. Excerpt: Having a favourable balance of trade up until the mid nineteenth century; In the years 1820-22, the Ottoman Empire exported goods worth 650,000 to the United Kingdom. By 1836-38, that figure had reached 1,729,000. Given that the majority of the share of trade was made by Ottoman merchants, the Europeans, especially the British and the French, became irritated and unhappy with this trade arrangement and pushed for intervention and transformation of the economic policies of the Middle East. Indeed, the French foreign ambassador posted a letter to Louis-Mathieu, Comte de Mole in 1837 stating: I realized with pleasure that for our merchants the main question was not so much the amount of the new duties as their equality and stability. For what our merchants are requesting is, as far as possible, the abolition of monopolies and prohibitions that have diverted almost the whole export trade into the hands of a small number of favored Barataries.: European dissatisfaction with the status quo played a large role in this period of Middle East history. European dissatisfaction ultimately resulted in the Anglo-Ottoman treaty, sometimes also referred to as the Treaty of Balta Liman . More specifically, under the Egyptian rule of Muhammad Ali, the Anglo-Ottoman Treaty was passed in 1838 between the British and the Ottomans, leading to the collapse of Ali's rule. This treaty outlawed monopolies and trade controls; in addition, it gave the British the right to buy from the people directly. Thus, because it was enforced in Egypt, the treaty spelled the demise of Ali's hopes of an industrialized Egypt. While the people ...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-33947-3
Barcode: 9781156339473
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-33947-2

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