The Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient contains studies furthering our knowledge of the economic and social history of the Ancient Near East, the World of Islam, and South, Southeast, and East Asia by economic and social historians, historians of law and administration, philologists, ethnographers, anthropologists, archaeologists, theoretical sociologists, and other social scientists. Chronologically, the journal extends over the period from ancient times until the beginning of the nineteenth century. Published since 1958, the Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient has established itself as the principal journal in its field. It is commonly agreed that the Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient is unsurpassed in quality.
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