Subjects of the Sultan : culture and daily life in the Ottoman Empire

Level B NS956.1015 /736174 Available  Request
Level B NS956.1015 /736174 Available  Request
Full title: Subjects of the Sultan : culture and daily life in the Ottoman Empire / Suraiya Faroqhi.
Main author: Faroqhi, Suraiya, 1941-
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • The emergence of an empire
  • Culture: How it was created and disseminated
  • The economic and social structure of the Ottoman Empire in early modern times
  • Images of the world and the times
  • Borders and those who crossed them
  • Women's culture
  • The Arts
  • Architects, pious foundations and architectural aesthetics
  • Town life: urban identity and lifestyle
  • Ceremonies, festivals and the decorative arts
  • Readers, writers and storytellers
  • Food, drink and sociability
  • Cultural change
  • Crises and new beginnings, 1770-1839
  • Elegance Alafranga, social criticism and tomatoes: transformations in the culture of the Ottoman upper class, 1840-1914
  • In conclusion
  • Notes
  • Chronology.