Science Among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge

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Scholars have long thought that, following the Muslim Golden Age of the medieval era, the Ottoman Empire grew culturally and technologically isolated, losing interest in innovation and placing the empire on a path toward stagnation and decline. Science among the Ottomans challenges this widely accepted Western image of the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ottomans as backward and impoverished. In the first book on this topic in English in over sixty years, Miri Shefer-Mossensohn contends that Ottoman society and ...

Science Among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge 2016, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781477312216

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Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge 2015, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9781477303597

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