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By Ebru Boyar,Kate Fleet

utilizing a wealth of latest Ottoman resources, this booklet recreates the social heritage of Istanbul, a tremendous, cosmopolitan city and imperial capital of the Ottoman Empire. Seat of the Sultan and a luxurious overseas emporium, Istanbul used to be additionally a urban of violence shaken usually via normal mess ups and through the turmoil of sultanic politics and violent riot. Its population, entertained by way of imperial festivities and cared for through the good pious foundations which touched each element in their lives, additionally amused themselves within the a variety of excitement gardens and the numerous public baths of town. whereas the publication is concentrated on Istanbul, it provides a vast photo of Ottoman society, the way it was once established and the way it constructed 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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