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Bread from the lion's mouth : artisans struggling for a livelihood in Ottoman cities / edited by Suraiya Faroqhi.

Publication:
New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
Series:
International studies in social history; v. 25.
International studies in social history
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 349 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Material culture -- Turkey -- History.
Artisans -- Turkey -- History.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Artisans.
Material culture.
Turkey
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction : once again, Ottoman artisans
PART I. ARTISANS OVER THE COURSE OF TIME
Tracing esnaf in late fifteenth-century Bursa court records / İklil Erefe Selçuk
The art of the potter in Ottoman Hungary / Geza David and Ibolya Gerelyes
Damascene artisans around 1700 / Colette Establet
Mapping Istanbul's hammams of 1752 and their employees / Nina Ergin
Surviving in difficult times : the cotton and silk trades in Bursa around 1800 / Suraiya Faroqhi
The shoe guilds of Istanbul in the early nineteenth century : a case study / Nalan Turna
PART II. INTRA-GUILD PROBLEMS
Blurred boundaries between soldiers and civilians : artisan Janissaries in seventeenth-century Istanbul / Gülay Yılmaz
Rich artisans and poor merchants? : a critical look at the supposed egalitarianism in Ottoman guilds / Eunjeong Yi
Gedik : what's in a name? / Seven Ağır and Onur Yıldırım
Punishment, repression and violence in the marketplace : Istanbul, 1730-1840 / Engin Deniz Akarlı
PART III. ARTISANS CONFRONTING THE MODERNIZING STATE
Some observations on Istanbul's artisans during the reign of Selim III (1789-1808) / Betül Başaran and Cengiz Kırlı
Out of the frying pan, into the fire : protest, the state, and the end of the guilds in Egypt / John Chalcraft.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Faroqhi, Suraiya, 1941- editor.
ISBN:
9781782385585
1782385584
9781782385592
OCLC:
890462497
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