'Turquerie' and the Politics of Representation, 1728-1876

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Architecture - 304 pages
In this study devoted explicitly to the examination of Turkish architecture in Western Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries, Nebahat Avcioglu addresses the core questions of when, why and with what practical consequences Europeans turned to the Turk for cultural inspiration.
 

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Contents

The kiosk
31
The sense of power and the image of the Ottomans
45
Exoticism and the politics of the Other within
97
nature culture and the exotic
139
Utilitarian architecture philanthropy and orientalism
189
Conclusion
253
Bibliography
275
Index
299
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Nebahat Avcioglu is Research Coordinator at Reid Hall, Columbia University Global Center, and Lecturer at Sciences-Po, in Paris, France.

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