Trade and Geography in the Origins and Spread of Islam
NBER Working Paper No. 18438
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We would like to thank the Editor and three anonymous referees for their valuable comments. We have also benefited from discussions with several colleagues and comments from numerous seminars and conferences. Stelios Michalopoulos was a visiting Fellow at Collegio Carlo Alberto while this project was written and gratefully acknowledges their hospitality. Funding from Faculty Research Awards Committee at Tufts University is also acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.