An American Among the Orientals

An American Among the Orientals : Including an Audience with the Sultan, and a Visit to the Interior of a Turkish Harem (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from An American Among the Orientals: Including an Audience With the Sultan, and a Visit to the Interior of a Turkish Harem The novel characteristics of the Turks; their singu lar Observances and beliefs; and the attitude in which they now stand before the world, owing to the com plicated condition of the russo-greek question, invol ving, as it has, in a bloody struggle, not only Turkey and Russia, but the great Western powers of Europe, render authentic accounts of their manners and cus toms peculiarly interesting. A simple, unadorned, but truthful narration of what came under the author's observation during a few months' sojourn at Constanti nople, is all that he has aimed at in the unpretending volume now modestly submitted to the public. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 272g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 17 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243270151
  • 9780243270156