The Rise of Oriental Travel: English Visitors to the Ottoman Empire, 1580-1720

The Rise of Oriental Travel: English Visitors to the Ottoman Empire, 1580-1720

by G. Maclean


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333973646
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/14/2004
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 291
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Gerald MacLean is Professor of English, Wayne State University and Visiting Professor, Bosphorus University, Istanbul, and the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter.

Table of Contents

• Dedication
• Prologue
• Preface
• Acknowledgements
• List of Illustrations
Part I: Dallam's Organ: By Sea to Constantinople, 1599
• Thomas Dallam
• On First Setting Out
• Mediterranean Encounters
• Istanbul
Part II: Biddulp's Ministry: Travels Around Aleppo, 1600-12
• William Biddulph's Anxiety of Authorship
• Preacher Among the Diplomats
• Troublesome Travelling Churchmen
• Jourbaney to Aleppo
• Biddulph's Lessons from Aleppo
• Jourbaney to Jerusalem
Part III: Blount's Voyage: The Ottoman Levant, 1634-36
• Sir Henry Blount, 1602-1682
• On Becoming a Passenger
• The Sinews of Empire: Venice to Istanbul
• Ottoman Egypt: African Empire in Ruins
Part IV: "T.S." in Captivity: North African Slavery, 1648-70
• T.S.'s Adventures and Restoration England
• Captive Agency
• For the Vainglory of Being a "Traveller"
• Slavery in Algiers
• On Tour With the Ottoman Army
• Tlemcen: Life in a Desert City
• Epilogue: What About the Women, Then?
• The Strange Case of Anne, Lady Glover
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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