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Travel and Artisans in the Ottoman Empire: Employment and Mobility in the Early Modern Era

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It has often been assumed that the subjects of the Ottoman sultans were unable to travel beyond their localities - since peasants needed the permission of their local administrators before they could leave their villages. According to this view, only soldiers and members of the governing elite would have been free to travel. However, Suraiya Faroqhi's extensive archival research shows that this was not the case; pious men from all walks of life went on pilgrimage to Mecca, slaves fled from their masters and craftspeople ...

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Travel and Artisans in the Ottoman Empire: Employment and Mobility in the Early Modern Era 2016, I.B. Tauris

ISBN-13: 9781784536367

Paperback

Travel and Artisans in the Ottoman Empire: Employment and Mobility in the Early Modern Era 2014, I.B. Tauris

ISBN-13: 9781780764818

Hardcover