~ For Virginia Aksan in friendship ~
~ The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It
~ S URAIYA F AROQHI ~
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~ Table of contents
List of illustrations A note on transliteration and dates Acknowledgements Map of the Ottoman Empire in Asia and Africa Map of the Ottoman Empire in Europe 1 ~ Introduction
Islamic law and sultanic pragmatism: 2 ~ Determining the parameters of Ottoman ‘foreign policy’: some general considerations: 4 ~ A few ground rules of Ottoman ‘foreign politics’: 6 ~ Validity and limits of the ‘warfare state’ model: 8 ~ Accommodation, both open and unacknowledged, and the problem of structural similarities in the early modern world: 10 ~ An impossible balance between ‘east’ and ‘west’?: 11 ~ Who, in which period, formed part of the Ottoman elite?:... [continues]
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