Istanbul: The Imperial City

Istanbul: The Imperial City

by John Freely

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Overview

Istanbul's history is a catalogue of change, not least of name, yet it has managed to retain its own unique identity. John Freely captures the flavour of daily life as well as court ceremonial and intrigue. The book also includes a comprehensive gazetteer of all major monuments and museums. An in-depth study of this legendary city through its many different ages from its earliest foundation to the present day - the perfect traveller's companion and guide.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140244618
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/01/1998
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.07(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Freely first went to Istanbul in 1960 to teach physics at Robert College, now the University of the Bosphorus, to which he returned in 1993. His first book was STROLLING THROUGH ISTANBUL and he has subsequently written more than twenty other travel books including CLASSICAL TURKEY, STROLLING THROUGH ATHENS, and STROLLING THROUGH VENICE.

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