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The Ottoman City Between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir, and Istanbul

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Studies of early-modern Islamic cities have stressed the atypical or the idiosyncratic. This bias derives largely from orientalist presumptions that they were in some way substandard or deviant. The first purpose of this volume is to normalize Ottoman cities, to demonstrate how, on the one hand, they resembled cities generally and how, on the other, their specific histories individualized them. The second purpose is to challenge the previous literature and to negotiate an agenda for future study. By considering the ...

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The Ottoman City between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir, and Istanbul
2005, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521673549

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The Ottoman City between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir, and Istanbul
1999, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521643047

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