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Published: 12 December 2013

210 Pages | 9 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199672417

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The Whispers of Cities

Information Flows in Istanbul, London, and Paris in the Age of William Trumbull

John-Paul A. Ghobrial

  • First study to connect Europe and the Middle East within the context of the history of communication
  • First extensive study of the vast archive of the Trumbull Papers, including the first detailed account of Trumbull's residence and embassy in Istanbul
  • Informed by major archival research in both European and Ottoman languages
  • Uses a case study of Europe-Ottoman connections as a way of questioning prevailing ideas in early modern global history