Cover of: The View from Istanbul | Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn

The View from Istanbul

Ottoman Lebanon and the Druze Emirate
  • 288 Pages
  • 4.86 MB
  • English
I. B. Tauris
Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900, c 1500 to c 1600, c 1600 to c 1700, Lebanon, History, History - General History, History: World, Ottoman Empire, Middle East - General, History / Middle East, General, 1516-1918, Druzes, So
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8627307M
ISBN 101860648568
ISBN 139781860648564

The View from Istanbul: Ottoman Lebanon and the Druze Emirate Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn, ʻAbd-ar-Raḥīm The View from Istanbul book Bloomsbury Academic, - History - pages. While the people of Istanbul are shown as ''bound together, smoothing their way to communicate, doing business, living together," the narrator is seen as out of harmony with them.

The View From Istanbul – Ottoman Lebanon and the Druze Emirate. Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn. Publisher: The Centre for Lebanese Studies and I B Tauris & Co Ltd, Oxford and London, Ebook ISBN: ISBN As the first work to make detailed studies and extensive use of Ottoman chancery documents, The View From Istanbul serves to fill many lacunae in the historical record.

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