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Constantinople : the city of the Sultans / by Clara Erskine Clement.

By: Waters, Clara Erskine Clement, 1834-1916 [Author].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Estes and Lauriat, 1895Language: Αγγλική.Description: iv, 309 p., [20] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.Other title: City of the sultans [Cover title].Subject(s): Istanbul (Turkey) -- History | Κωνσταντινούπολη -- Περιγραφή και ταξίδια | Κωνσταντινούπολη -- ΙστορίαGenre/Form: History. Additional physical formats: Online version:: Constantinople.Other classification: PCL-125 Summary: A history and contemporary cultural commentary by author and traveler Clement. The history includes extensive quotations from other sources, which Clement wove together with her own observations and romantic commentary. After recounting the history of the city from 324 to 1895, Clement includes descriptions of St. Sophia, the antiquities of the city, shops and bazaars, the habits of Turkish ladies (probably upper- and middle-class women), funeral customs, birth, circumcision, marriage customs, "superstitions" and other Islam-specific cultural practices, and finally a chapter on contemporary education.
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Includes index.

Plates accompanied by guard sheets with letterpress captions.

A history and contemporary cultural commentary by author and traveler Clement. The history includes extensive quotations from other sources, which Clement wove together with her own observations and romantic commentary. After recounting the history of the city from 324 to 1895, Clement includes descriptions of St. Sophia, the antiquities of the city, shops and bazaars, the habits of Turkish ladies (probably upper- and middle-class women), funeral customs, birth, circumcision, marriage customs, "superstitions" and other Islam-specific cultural practices, and finally a chapter on contemporary education.

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