The Resource Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city, Philip Mansel

Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city, Philip Mansel

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Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city
Title
Aleppo
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city
Statement of responsibility
Philip Mansel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first half is a history of Aleppo, its social classes and their conflicts, its legacy of tolerance, and its mixed population of Muslims, Christians, and Jews; Arabs, Turks, and Westerners, until the recent civil war. The second half is excerpts from the writings of fifteen Western travelers or inhabitants.--
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1951-
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Mansel, Philip
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS99.A56
LC item number
M36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Aleppo (Syria)
  • Aleppo (Syria)
  • Stadt
  • Handel
  • Wirtschaft
  • Gesellschaft
  • Kultur
  • Aleppo
  • Syrien
  • Osmanisches Reich
  • Wirtschaftsgeschichte
  • Stadtgeschichte
  • Aleppo
  • Manners and customs
  • Syria
Label
Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city, Philip Mansel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (pages 219-240) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. A history -- Part 2. Through travellers' eyes
  • The Ottoman City -- Emporium of the Orient World -- Consuls and Travellers -- Entertainments -- Muslims, Christians, Jews -- Catholics against Orthodox -- Janissaries against Ashraf -- Ottoman Renaissance -- The French Mandate -- Independence -- Years of the Assads -- Death of a City -- A Collection of Curious Travels and Voyages containing Dr. Leonhart Rauwolffs Itinerary into the Eastern Countries (1693) / Leonhard Rauwolff -- The Six Voyages of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier ... through Turkey into Persia and the East Indies (1678) / Jean-Baptiste Tavernier -- The Natural History of Aleppo (1756) / Alexander Russell -- A Journal from Calcutta in Bengal, by Sea, to Busserah: from thence across the Great Desart to Aleppo: and from thence to Marseilles, and through France to England. In the Year 1750 (1757) / Bartholomew Plaisted -- Voyages and Travels of a Sea Officer (1792) / Francis Vernon -- Travels in Africa, Egypt and Syria from the Year 1792 to 1798 (1799) / William George Browne -- Travels in Syria and the Holy Land (1822) / John Lewis Burckhardt -- Travels among the Arab Tribes inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine (1825) / James Silk Buckingham -- Narrative of a Tour through Some Parts of the Turkish Empire (1829) / John Fuller -- The Ansaryii (or Assassins), with Travels in the Further East in 1850-51 (1851) / Frederick Walpole R.N. -- The Lands of the Saracen; or, Pictures of Palestine, Asia Minor, Sicily and Spain (1854) / Bayard Taylor -- Personal Narrative in Letters; Principally from Turkey, in the Years 1830-33 (1856) / Francis William Newman
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784534615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
12454865
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914218598
  • (OCoLC)ocn914218598
Label
Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city, Philip Mansel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (pages 219-240) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. A history -- Part 2. Through travellers' eyes
  • The Ottoman City -- Emporium of the Orient World -- Consuls and Travellers -- Entertainments -- Muslims, Christians, Jews -- Catholics against Orthodox -- Janissaries against Ashraf -- Ottoman Renaissance -- The French Mandate -- Independence -- Years of the Assads -- Death of a City -- A Collection of Curious Travels and Voyages containing Dr. Leonhart Rauwolffs Itinerary into the Eastern Countries (1693) / Leonhard Rauwolff -- The Six Voyages of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier ... through Turkey into Persia and the East Indies (1678) / Jean-Baptiste Tavernier -- The Natural History of Aleppo (1756) / Alexander Russell -- A Journal from Calcutta in Bengal, by Sea, to Busserah: from thence across the Great Desart to Aleppo: and from thence to Marseilles, and through France to England. In the Year 1750 (1757) / Bartholomew Plaisted -- Voyages and Travels of a Sea Officer (1792) / Francis Vernon -- Travels in Africa, Egypt and Syria from the Year 1792 to 1798 (1799) / William George Browne -- Travels in Syria and the Holy Land (1822) / John Lewis Burckhardt -- Travels among the Arab Tribes inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine (1825) / James Silk Buckingham -- Narrative of a Tour through Some Parts of the Turkish Empire (1829) / John Fuller -- The Ansaryii (or Assassins), with Travels in the Further East in 1850-51 (1851) / Frederick Walpole R.N. -- The Lands of the Saracen; or, Pictures of Palestine, Asia Minor, Sicily and Spain (1854) / Bayard Taylor -- Personal Narrative in Letters; Principally from Turkey, in the Years 1830-33 (1856) / Francis William Newman
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784534615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
12454865
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914218598
  • (OCoLC)ocn914218598

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