ISBN 9781859841228,Structure of the Seraglio

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ISBN 9781859841228
Publisher

Literary Licensing, LLC

Publication Year 1998
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781859841228

ISBN-10 1859841228
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800

A survey of Western accounts of \"Oriental despotism\" in the 17th and 18th centuries, focusing particularly on portrayals of the Ottoman empire and the supposedly enigmatic structure of the despot\'s court - the seraglio - with its viziers, dwarfs, mutes, eunuchs and countless wives.
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