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Picturing History at the Ottoman Court
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Note on Transliteration
Introduction
1. Circulation, Audience, and the Creation of a Shared Court Culture
2. Making Books at the Ottoman Court
3. Sokollu Mehmed Pasha and Illustrated Ottoman Histories
4. Chief Black Eunuch Mehmed Agha: Negotiating the Sultanic Image
5. In the Image of a Military Ruler
6. A Venetian Ottomanized: Chief White Eunuch Gazanfer Agha and his Artistic Patronage
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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Traces the simultaneous crafting of political power, the codification of a historical record, and the unfolding of cultural change

About the Author

Emine Fetvaci is Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University.

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"An absolutely original work, full of good ideas and important points. Fascinating." Pamela Brummett, University of Tennessee "One of the most profound examples of new directions in scholarship dealing with 'the book' and 'the text' of the past few decades. It shows an exceptional breadth of vision." Walter G. Andrews, University of Washington

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