By Ebru Boyar,Kate Fleet

ISBN-10: 0521136237

ISBN-13: 9780521136235

ISBN-10: 0521199557

ISBN-13: 9780521199551

utilizing a wealth of latest Ottoman resources, this ebook recreates the social historical past of Istanbul, a major, cosmopolitan city and imperial capital of the Ottoman Empire. Seat of the Sultan and a luxurious foreign emporium, Istanbul used to be additionally a urban of violence shaken usually through usual mess ups and by means of the turmoil of sultanic politics and violent rebel. Its population, entertained by means of imperial festivities and cared for through the nice pious foundations which touched each point in their lives, additionally amused themselves within the quite a few excitement gardens and the numerous public baths of town. whereas the booklet is concentrated on Istanbul, it offers a wide photo of Ottoman society, the way it used to be dependent and the way it built and remodeled throughout 4 centuries. As such, the booklet bargains a thrilling replacement to the extra conventional histories of the Ottoman Empire.

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