Empire and Power in the Reign of Suleyman: Narrating the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman World

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Kaya Sahin's book offers a revisionist reading of Ottoman history during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent (1520-66). By examining the life and works of a bureaucrat, Celalzade Mustafa, Sahin argues that the empire was built as part of the Eurasian momentum of empire building and demonstrates the imperial vision of sixteenth-century Ottomans. This unique study shows that, in contrast with many Eurocentric views, the Ottomans were active players in European politics, with an imperial culture in direct competition with ...

Empire and Power in the Reign of Suleyman: Narrating the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman World 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107529885

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Empire and Power in the Reign of Suleyman: Narrating the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman World 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107034426

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