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The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival

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What hope is there for Syria? Clues can be found in the story of the Syrian cloth merchant Abu Chaker and his success against the odds. Barely literate, and supporting his mother and sisters from the age of ten, Abu Chaker built up a business empire--despite twice losing everything he had. Diana Darke follows his tumultuous journey, from instability in Syria and civil war in Lebanon, to his arrival in England in the 1970s, where he rescued a failing Yorkshire textile mill, Hield Bros, and transformed it into a global ...

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The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival
2018, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190874858

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The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival
2018, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781849049405

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