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Subjects of the Sultan : Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire: Faroqhi, Suraiya: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Subjects of the Sultan : Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire
Subjects of the Sultan : Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire
عن طريق Faroqhi, Suraiya
الناشر : I B Tauris & Co Ltd
تاريخ الطبع. : 2005/11
Binding : Paperback
رقم الكتاب المتسلسل ( أي أس بي إن) : 9781850437604

مبلغ البوك ويب : AED 98.00

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اللغة : English
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Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A14530000 A15300000
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Geographic Designator: Middle East/North Africa
Table of Contents
 
List of Maps and Illustrations                     vii
A Note on Transliteration                          viii
Preface                                            ix
1 Introduction                                     1   (20)
2 The Emergence of an Empire                       21  (20)
PART I Culture: How it was Created and             41  (82)
Disseminated
    3 The Economic and Social Structure of the     43  (18)
    Ottoman Empire in Early Modern Times
    4 Images of the World and the Times            61  (19)
    5 Borders and Those Who Crossed Them           80  (21)
    6 Women's Culture                              101 (22)
PART II The Arts                                   123 (100)
    7 Architects, Pious Foundations and            125 (21)
    Architectural Aesthetics
    8 Town Life: Urban Identity and Lifestyle      146 (16)
    9 Ceremonies, Festivals and the Decorative     162 (23)
    Arts
  10 Readers, Writers and Storytellers             185 (19)
  11 Food, Drink and Sociability                   204 (19)
PART III Cultural Change                           223 (66)
  12 Crises and New Beginnings, 1770-1839          225 (22)
  13 Elegance Alafranga, Social Criticism and      247 (25)
  Tomatoes: Transformations in the Culture of
  the Ottoman Upper Class, 1840-1914
  14 In Conclusion                                 272 (17)
Notes                                              289 (35)
Chronology                                         324 (5)
Bibliography                                       329 (23)
Index                                              352
 

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 adequately explored the day-to-day life of the common people during the centuries of Ottoman rule. In this new edition Faroqhi explores the urban world of the Ottoman lands from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century, describing the social significance of the popular arts and crafts of the period and examining the interaction among the diverse populations and classes of the Empire.