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Subjects of the Sultan: Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire

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The cultural heritage of the Ottoman Empire has traditionally been presented to us through its monuments and high arts. Our understanding of its culture has thus come from a world created by and for sultans, viziers and the elite of the Empire. But what of the world of the craftsmen and tradesmen who produced the monuments and artefacts? Or the townspeople who prayed in the mosques, drank water from the sebils or passed by the mausolea in the ordinary course of their lives? How did they live and die? To date no book has ...

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Subjects of the Sultan: Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire
2005, I. B. Tauris & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9781850437604

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Subjects of the Sultan: Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire
2000, I. B. Tauris & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9781860642890

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