An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, Volume 2

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 28, 1997 - Business & Economics - 648 pages
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This major contribution to Ottoman history is now published in paperback in two volumes: the original single hardback volume (1995) has been widely acclaimed as a landmark in the study of one of the most enduring and influential empires of modern times. The authors provide a richly detailed account of the social and economic history of the Ottoman region, from the origins of the Empire around 1300 to the eve of its destruction during World War One. The breadth of range and the fullness of coverage make these two volumes essential for an understanding of contemporary developments in both the Middle East and the post-Soviet Balkan world.

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About the author (1997)

Suraiya Faroqhi is professor of Ottoman history at Istanbul Bilgi University and the author of "The Ottoman Empire and the World around it" and "Artisans of Empire". She has edited "The""Cambridge History of Turkey", "Volume 3".

Donald Quataert is Professor of History at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He has published many books on the Middle East and Ottoman history, including An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, 1300 1914 (1994).