Studies in Eighteenth Century Islamic History


Interdisciplinary in conception, this cooperative study by the world's leading Islamists consists of sixteen chapters and three general introductions tracing in historical perspective the administrative, economic, and cultural aspects of various regions of the Ottoman Empire as well as the overall structure of the Empire itself. A complete glossary of Arabic, Turkish, and Persian terms is provided, as well as a bibliography of major works in European and non-European languages. More than forty photographs illustrate changing tastes in Islamic architecture and art. The fourth in a series of biennial colloquia sponsored by and published as Papers on Islamic History, under the auspices of the Near Eastern History Group, Oxford, and the Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Norman Itzkowitz
  • Halil Inalcik
  • Abdul-karim Rafeq
  • Andrew C. Hess
  • Thomas Naff
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Carbondale, IL
Publication year:
  • 1977


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