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Istanbul: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)

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With its location as a port, Istanbul has always absorbed ideas, people and styles from north, south, east and west. Peter Clark looks at some of the representative personalities of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and argues that these states had more in common than ideology-driven accounts may suggest. We learn about Spanish-speaking Jews, unexpected Ottoman connections with Poland, contemporary Islamist politics and the feverish support for the three major Istanbul football teams. Both Trotsky and Pope John XXIII spent important years of their lives in the city.

Book has a few minor markings on the covers otherwise in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Peter Clark
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1904955762
ISBN-13:
9781904955764
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Signal Books
Title:
Istanbul: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)

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With its location as a port, Istanbul has always absorbed ideas, people and styles from north, south, east and west. Peter Clark looks at some of the representative personalities of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and argues that these states had more in common than ideology-driven accounts may suggest. We learn about Spanish-speaking Jews, unexpected Ottoman connections with Poland, contemporary Islamist politics and the feverish support for the three major Istanbul football teams. Both Trotsky and Pope John XXIII spent important years of their lives in the city.

Book has a few minor markings on the covers otherwise in very good condition.

Author(s):
Peter Clark
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1904955762
ISBN-13:
9781904955764
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Signal Books
Title:
Istanbul: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)

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