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Contents List of Tables List of Maps List of Illustrations Note on transliteration and translation Abbreviations Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Eighteenth Century: Defining the Crisis Chapter 3: Wartime Crisis and the New Order: The Policing of Istanbul, 1789-92 Chapter 4: The Inspection Registers of 1791-93 Chapter 5: "We Have No Security": Public Order in the Neighborhood Chapter 6: Concluding Remarks Bibliography Index Appendix 4.1: List of shops and trades in the southern Golden Horn in 1792 according to A. DVN. 899-L Appendix 4.2: Distribution of inns according to location in the southern Golden Horn according to A. DVN. 899-L
Betul Basaran, Ph.D. (2006), University of Chicago, is Associate Professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland. She has published articles on Istanbul's population and artisans during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
'Basaran's is an important contribution to studies focusing on the later part of the eighteenth century, especially in terms of putting into perspective the social reforms of a ruler that is much more documented for his military reforms'. Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik in The Journal of Ottoman Studies, XLVII (2016), 433-437