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The Turkish embassy letters

Mary Wortley Montagu (Author), Teresa Heffernan (Editor), Daniel O'Quinn (Editor)
"In 1716, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's husband Edward Montagu was appointed British ambassador to the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire. Montagu accompanied her husband to Turkey and wrote an extraordinary series of letters that recorded her experiences as a traveller and her impressions of Ottoman culture and society. This Broadview edition includes a broad selection of related historical documents on Turkey, women in the Arab world, Islam, and 'Oriental' tales written in Europe."-- Back cover
Print Book, English, 2013
Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 2013
321 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
9781554810420, 1554810426
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: A Brief Chronology of Her Life and Times
A Note on the Text
The Turkish Embassy Letters
Appendix A: Front Matter for the 1763 Edition
Appendix B: Further Correspondence and Verse Relating to Turkey
Appendix C: Reception
Appendix D: The Smallpox Inoculation Controversy
Appendix E: Turkish Women and the Harem
Appendix F: Eastern Tales and Orientalist Fictions
Appendix G: Descriptions of Ottoman Governance and Society
Appendix H: Accounts of Islam
Appendix I: Illustrations