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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 ...
Dealing with the guilds of seventeenth-century Istanbul, this volume provides new information and insights into guild organization, issues of traditionalism and change, and the complex nature of the relationship between the Ottoman state and its guilds.
Edited by Vitaly Naumkin
The collection of articles written by leading Russian Orientalists provides new insights into the Asian and African culture, ancient, medieval and modern history, economics, religion, philosophy, linguistics and literature, based on authentic written sources and field studies.
John O. Hunwick
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