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Men of Modest Substance: House Owners and House Property in Seventeenth-Century Ankara and Kayseri

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This is a study of two contrasting towns in Anatolia in the seventeenth century. As house ownership was widespread, data concerning value, description, location and ownership of dwellings constitute a valid manner of approaching urban society as a whole. Through her use of documents from the kadi registers of Ankara and Kayseri, Dr Faroqui follows changes in patterns of house ownership over approximately a century. The urban society thus revealed differs from the patterns generally associated with the 'Islamic city' model. ...

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0521522552

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9780521522557

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Men of Modest Substance: House Owners and House Property in Seventeenth-Century Ankara and Kayseri
2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521522557

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Men of Modest Substance: House Owners and House Property in Seventeenth-Century Ankara and Kayseri
1987, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521326292

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