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Author Emiralioğlu, M. Pinar.

Title Geographical knowledge and imperial culture in the early modern Ottoman Empire / by Pinar Emiralioglu
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (210 pages)
Series Transculturalisms, 1400-1700
Transculturalisms, 1400-1700.
Contents Eye of the world: textual and visual repertoires of the sixteenth century Ottoman Empire -- Negotiating space and the formation of imperial ideology in the sixteenth- century Ottoman Empire -- Selim I and the formation of Ottoman imperial ideology -- Selim's world: the Mediterranean and the Red Sea -- A renaissance of Ottoman geographical consciousness -- Süleyman the Magnificent and the Ottoman "grand project" -- Ibrahim Pasha and consolidation of the imperial enterprise -- Ottoman canonical geography -- A somber image and a sober policy -- Ottoman discovery of the new worlds -- Closure of the sixteenth century: the Ottoman imperial image challenged -- Boundaries of the Ottoman world and Ottoman geographical knowledge -- Mapping and describing Ottoman Constantinople -- Where is the new Rome? -- All roads lead to Constantinople: the new Rome in pre-Ottoman geographical traditions -- Mehmed the Conqueror: Constantinople as the center of the empire -- Ptolemy's Geographia and Mehmed's empire -- Bayezid II and Selim I: Constantinople in the age of discovery -- Constantinople in Ottoman canonical geography -- Charting the Mediterranean: the Ottoman grand strategy -- Ottoman-Spanish imperial conflict in the age of discovery -- The Spanish Habsburgs and official cartography -- Piri Reis and official cartography in the Ottoman empire -- Mediterranean cartography: charting the core of the world -- Projecting the frontiers of the known world -- India and the Indian Ocean: Ottoman peripheries to the east -- India and the Indian Ocean in sixteenth century Ottoman geographical knowledge -- The new world: Ottoman peripheries to the west -- Epilogue Ottoman geographical knowledge in the long eighteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cartography -- Turkey -- History
Geography -- Study and teaching -- Turkey -- History
Geography -- Turkey -- History
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Turkey
Geography -- Study and teaching.
HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Imperialism -- Social aspects.
Politics and government.
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 16th century
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 17th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315254492