'A display of unrivalled knowledge of the sources by one of the leading historians of the Ottoman Empire.' --Erik J. Zürcher, Professor of Turkish Studies at the University of Leiden
'Everything and anything you wanted to know about the craftsmen and women who lay at the socioeconomic heart of the Ottoman Empire. An unrivalled and comprehensive overview.' --Bespoke Inernational
About the Author
Suraiya Faroqhi is Professor of History at Bilgi University, Istanbul. She previously worked as Professor of Ottoman Studies at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich. Among her publications are The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It, Pilgrims and Sultans and Subjects of the Sultan (all published by I.B.Tauris).