Princeton Series of Middle Eastern Sources in Translation
Series editor Şükrü Hanioğlu
The purpose of this series is to provide reasonably priced translations into English of Middle Eastern sources. The first volume to appear is a partial translation of Kâtip Çelebi’s Tuhfet ül-Kibar fi Esfar il-Bihar, or The History of the Maritime Wars of the Turks, a seventeenth-century account of Ottoman naval history from the conquest of Constantimople to the author’s death in 1657. The second volume is an edition of Heinz Halm’s The Arabs: A Short History, which has been expanded to include the addition of 150 pages of annotated documents. The third volume is a collection of fatwas on Muslims living under non-Muslim rule.
Chinese Travelers to the Early Turkish RepublicBook
By the end of the 19th century and the first quarter of the 20th century, China was in turmoil, facing an existential crisis. Chinese politicians and intellectuals were trying to find a way out of it and were looking for role models abroad. The late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic were obvious choices.
The Chinese interest...Cloth: 9781558766358; paper: 9781558766365
Modern Iran: A History in DocumentsBook
Covering the period from the early nineteenth century to the present day, Modern Iran: A History in Documents brings together primary sources in translation that shed light on aspects of the political, social, cultural, and intellectual history of modern Iran. It makes use of a combination of documents that include newspapers and the...Cloth: 9781558766006; paper: 9781558766103
Oppressed in the Land? Fatwās on Muslims Living under Non-Muslim Rule from the Middle Ages to the PresentOppressed in the Land? Fatwās on Muslims Living under Non-Muslim Rule from the Middle Ages to the PresentBookDoes Islamic law allow Muslims to live under the rule of non-Muslims? Does it matter who the non-Muslims are? Does it matter how Muslims are treated? How does minority status influence the practice of Islamic forms of worship, charity, familial relationships, and community organization? What relationship should exist between Muslim communities who...
The Arabs: A Short HistoryExpanded edition with documents selected and edited by Luke Yarbrough and Oded Zinger.BookThis new edition of Heinz Halm’s The Arabs: A Short History (Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, 2012) includes 150 pages of primary sources selected, edited, and in some cases translated by NES graduate students Luke Yarbrough and Oded Zinger. This new Appendix of primary sources enhances the text’s value for instructors as well as for general readers...9781558765450
The History of the Maritime Wars of the TurksExpanded, edited, and annotated by Svatopluk SoucekBookThis book encompasses the entire scope of the Ottoman Empire’s expansion from the conquest of Constantinople to that of Crete. It is also the story of Hayrettin Barbarossa, the great corsair whom Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent appointed commander of the imperial navy. The author, Kâtip Çelebi (1609–57), was the quintessential Ottoman...9781558765474