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Brokering empire : trans-imperial subjects between Venice and Istanbul / E. Natalie Rothman.

Author/Creator:
Rothman, E. Natalie (Ella Natalie), 1976-
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 323 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Venice (Italy) -- Relations -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Relations -- Italy -- Venice.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Summary:
"Explores how diplomatic interpreters, converts, and commercial brokers mediated and helped define political, linguistic, and religious boundaries between the Venetian and Ottoman empires in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries."--Author's Web site.
Contents:
Trans-imperial subjects as supplicants and as brokers
Brokering commerce or making friends?
Narrating transition
Practicing conversion
Making Venetian dragomans
Articulating difference
Levantines : genealogies of a category.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references ([p. 267] - 314) and index.
ISBN:
9780801449079 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801449073 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
727704087