Turkey: Past and Present

Turkey: Past and Present

by Auretta Monesi
     
 

Bathed in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, Turkey is splashed with diversity. From her architecture to her legends and religion, she exudes a complexity of character that stems from her geographic location. Her ancient ties to the powerful Ottoman Empire further explain her rich culture. Her dynamic history inspired beautiful artwork that symbolizes her influences.…  See more details below

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Bathed in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, Turkey is splashed with diversity. From her architecture to her legends and religion, she exudes a complexity of character that stems from her geographic location. Her ancient ties to the powerful Ottoman Empire further explain her rich culture. Her dynamic history inspired beautiful artwork that symbolizes her influences. Her modern identity clings to ancient roots and traditions.

Turkey includes a stunning photograph collection of the magnanimous region, complete with aerial photography and intimate looks inside Turkish baths and mosques. The accompanying text shares the compelling history of the Ottoman Empire.

Collect all the beautiful books in the Past and Present series: Rome, Israel, and Castles of the Loire Valley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760739228
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Pages:
136

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