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Edited by Géza Dávid and Pál Fodor
The volume is an ambitious attempt to give a comprehensive picture of trade in captives along the European borders of the Ottoman Empire, especially in Central Europe. It brings together a great deal of so far unpublished archival material and thus integrates a new area into the research.
By rereading Tocqueville's classic, The Old Régime and the French Revolution, through an Ottoman prism this study probes the unresolved paradoxes in modern analyses of 18th century institutional change while documenting critical facets of an Eurasian state that remains in the shadow of modern ...
This source publication of the unique series of the Ottoman-Polish treaties provides fascinating information on the political relations of the Porte with its northern neighbor, as well as on the Christian-Muslim contacts in early modern Eastern Europe.
Edited by Madeline C. Zilfi
Edited by Gilles Veinstein
This intriguing study looks into the pre-Islamic Turkic traditions, the role of Islam, and other historical factors involved in the development of Ottoman funeral practices and attitudes to Death, which the present-day Turks have nolens volens inherited.
This book, based upon original research in the Ottoman archives, compares the long-term evolution of business partnerships in the world of Islam and the West. In this age of conflict, the author heartens us by revealing how much these civilizations have in common and owe to each other.
This study is the first and only scholarly attempt to cover the process of the formation of the modern national identity among the Crimean Tatars during the first decades of this century. It also illuminates similar processes among the other Turkic peoples of the Russian Empire.
Edited and translated by Ahmad Ibrahim Abu Shouk and Anders Bjørkelo
This book offers a unique insight into the organisation of the Public Treasury of the Mahdist state in the Sudan and particularly the budgets of the Treasury, the items of revenue and expenditure, and the accountancy system.
Partial edition of the ten-volume Book of Travels (Seyāḥat-nāme
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