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Author Muwayliḥī, Ibrāhīm, -1906.

Title Spies, scandals, and sultans : Istanbul in the twilight of the Ottoman Empire : the first English translation of Egyptian Ibrahim al-Muwaylihi's Ma hanalik / Ibrahim al-Muwaylihi ; translated and introduced by Roger Allen
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2008]


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Description ix, 185 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The later Ottoman sultans -- Introduction -- Concerning the circumstances of the Ottoman Sultanate -- Almabayn -- The chief secretary's department in Almabayn -- The Almabaynjiyya Department in Almabayn -- The department of the chief Eunuch in Almabayn -- The department of the Yavaran in Almabayn -- Spies -- Anniversary of the Sultan's accession -- Spies (II) -- Splendor of the caliphate and magnificence of the sultanate -- Appointment to Ottoman offices -- Court proceedings in Istanbul -- Shaykhs -- Writing ma hunalik -- The sultan -- Deposition of sultans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel.
Turkey -- History -- 1878-1909.
Author Allen, Roger, 1942-
LC no. 2007026724
ISBN 9780742562165 (alk. paper)
0742562166 (alk. paper)
9780742562172 (paperback: alk. paper)
0742562174 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Mā hunālika. English