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An English Consul in Turkey: Paul Rycaut at Smyrna, 1667-1678 Sonia P. Anderson

An English Consul in Turkey: Paul Rycaut at Smyrna, 1667-1678

Sonia P. Anderson

Published May 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780198201328
Hardcover
336 pages
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The author and diplomat Sir Paul Rycaut (1629-1700) was the leading authority of his day on the Ottoman Empire. Drawing on a wide range of source material, this biogrpahical study gives the first reconstruction of his varied literary and officialMoreThe author and diplomat Sir Paul Rycaut (1629-1700) was the leading authority of his day on the Ottoman Empire. Drawing on a wide range of source material, this biogrpahical study gives the first reconstruction of his varied literary and official career. It also provides a lively account of the little-known but thriving English community at Smyrna during the eleven years of his consulship there.