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East encounters West : France and the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth century /

In 1720 an Ottoman ambassador arrived in France to observe Western civilization, and report on how it could be applied in the Ottoman Empire. Based on his accounts, this book studies the impact of the West on the Empire, and of this Ottoman embassy on the two societies. -- Publisher description.

Main Author: Go˜cʹek, Fatma Mu˜ge.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Series: Studies in Middle Eastern history (New York, N.Y.)
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