Les Ottomans et la mort: Permanences et mutations

Les Ottomans et la mort: Permanences et mutations

by Gilles Veinstein
     
 

This intriguing study looks into the pre-Islamic Turkic traditions, the role of Islam, and other historical factors involved in the development of Ottoman funeral practices and attitudes to Death, which the present-day Turks have nolens volens inherited.

Overview

This intriguing study looks into the pre-Islamic Turkic traditions, the role of Islam, and other historical factors involved in the development of Ottoman funeral practices and attitudes to Death, which the present-day Turks have nolens volens inherited.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'The multidisciplinary character of this collection allows it to gather a large amount of new and well-researched information into one volume...Libraries with collections of any sort on the Middle East or Asian cultural studies should certainly purchase it.
Walter G. Andrews, Religious Studies Review, 1998.
'Ce livre ouvre maints horizons…'
Robert Mantran, Annales HSS, 2001.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004105058
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Series:
Ottoman Empire and its Heritage Series , #9
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Gilles Veinstein is Director of Research at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and head of the Turkish and Ottoman department. He has published numerous books and led many research projects on Ottoman history.

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