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Crime and Punishment in Istanbul: 1700–1800 by Fariba Zarinebaf (review)

Crime and Punishment in Istanbul: 1700–1800 by Fariba Zarinebaf (review) Book Reviews expect a discussion of how Spain's Muslim and Jewish past may have affected Spaniards' encounter with non-Christians in the New World, though the aftermath of convivencia is never actually broached. Ultimately, Johnson's book admirably spans the boundaries that divide different fields of historical study in order to better understand multivalent, rather than binary, experiences of cultural encounter at the confluence of pivotal developments in the sixteenth century. yuen-gen liang Wheaton College (Massachusetts) Crime and Punishment in Istanbul: 1700­1800. By fariba zarinebaf. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. 304 pp. $55.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paper and e-book). The Ottoman eighteenth century is no longer the neglected "dustbin of history" it was once considered to be. It is notable that Fariba Zarinebaf is able to tell her story of the capital city in a time of tumult without many preliminaries or apologies, thanks to the growing secondary literature on the period and her focus on the center of the empire. The Tulip Age lies at the chronological center of the book. This period of extravagant consumption in Istanbul (funded by borrowing from future provincial revenues) was bookended by major upheavals in 1703 and 1730. In the opening section, Zarinebaf http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

Crime and Punishment in Istanbul: 1700–1800 by Fariba Zarinebaf (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 24 (3)

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Book Reviews expect a discussion of how Spain's Muslim and Jewish past may have affected Spaniards' encounter with non-Christians in the New World, though the aftermath of convivencia is never actually broached. Ultimately, Johnson's book admirably spans the boundaries that divide different fields of historical study in order to better understand multivalent, rather than binary, experiences of cultural encounter at the confluence of pivotal developments in the sixteenth century. yuen-gen liang Wheaton College (Massachusetts) Crime and Punishment in Istanbul: 1700­1800. By fariba zarinebaf. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. 304 pp. $55.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paper and e-book). The Ottoman eighteenth century is no longer the neglected "dustbin of history" it was once considered to be. It is notable that Fariba Zarinebaf is able to tell her story of the capital city in a time of tumult without many preliminaries or apologies, thanks to the growing secondary literature on the period and her focus on the center of the empire. The Tulip Age lies at the chronological center of the book. This period of extravagant consumption in Istanbul (funded by borrowing from future provincial revenues) was bookended by major upheavals in 1703 and 1730. In the opening section, Zarinebaf

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Journal of World HistoryUniversity of Hawai'I Press

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