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The Cresecent in Turkey

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0047
The Cresecent in Turkey

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The author describes the character of the people of Turkey and comments on the limited power of the country's emperor, the authority of the Viziers and the Cazies, freedom of the Turkish women, female slaves, the fate of the princesses, passports, and the appointment of a public Mehmandar, or conductor, to attend the author to Bagdad.

Keywords: Turkey; emperor; Viziers; Cazies; Turkish women; female slaves; princesses; Bagdad

Chapter.  3538 words. 

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