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The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It
In Islamic law the world was made up of the House of Islam and the House of War with the Ottoman Sultan--the perceived successor to the Caliphs--supreme ruler of the Islamic world. However, Suraiya Faroqhi demonstrates that there was no iron curtain between the Ottoman and other worlds but rather a long-established network of diplomatic, financial, cultural and religious c...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 3rd 2006 by I. B. Tauris
(first published October 26th 2004)
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