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The City"s Pleasures

Istanbul in the Eighteenth Century (Publications on the Near East, University of Washington)

by Shirine Hamadeh

  • 52 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Asian studies,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • History Of Architecture,
  • History Of Individual Cities,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Turkey,
  • History - General,
  • Middle East - Turkey,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • History / Middle East,
  • Middle East studies; history; architecture,
  • Middle East - General,
  • 18th century,
  • Istanbul (Turkey)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10315181M
    ISBN 100295986670
    ISBN 109780295986678

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