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The Turk and Islam in the Western eye, 1450-1750

James G. Harper

The Turk and Islam in the Western eye, 1450-1750

visual imagery before orientalism

by James G. Harper

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, UK, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Art,
  • Turks in art,
  • Themes, motives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames G. Harper
    SeriesTransculturalisms, 1400-1700
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8255.T87 H37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 325 p. :
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25059604M
    ISBN 109780754663300
    LC Control Number2010047336

      Useful Enemies by Noel Malcolm review – learning from the Turks This well-judged book, which centres on Western thinkers identifying positive aspects of . The authors discuss conversion to Islam, the Islamic profession of faith, and religious law and rituals. There are sections on various ‘sects’ within Ottoman Islam, including one of the earliest descriptions in European literature of the Dervishes. Daily life and gender relations are also : Gregory J. Miller.

    The conquest of the Western Turks, known as the Western Tujue in Chinese sources, was a military campaign in led by the Tang Dynasty general Su Dingfang against the Western Turkic Khaganate ruled by Ashina Chinese war against the Western Turks began in with the annexation of the Tarim Basin oasis state Gaochang, an ally of the Western : Decisive Tang victory, Ashina Helu defeated and . The Turk, therefore, have a knowledge and mixture of both Eastern and Western cultures. Turkey is the only secular republic with a majority of the population being Muslim. Turkish law is not based on Islamic law, but is rather a republic modelled after the Swiss and French legal systems.

    The state's more tolerant attitude toward Islam encouraged the proliferation of private religious activities, including the construction of new mosques and Qur'an schools in the cities, the establishment of Islamic centers for research on and conferences about Islam and its role in Turkey, and the establishment of religiously oriented. What used to be an exotic religion of people halfway around the world is now the belief system of people living across the street. Through fair, contextual use of the Qur'an as the primary source text, apologist James R. White presents Islamic beliefs about Christ, salvation, the .


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Provides an overview of three centuries of the mental world of those in the West who wrote in a political way about the East; Contains a new interpretation of the origins of the concept of "oriental despotism". Niccolao Manucci’s Book of Travels,” in Palmira Brummett, ed.

The ‘Book’ of Travels: Genre. Ethnology and Pilgrimage,(Leiden: Brill, ), Baki Tezcan, “The Frank in the Ottoman Eye of ,” in James G. Harper, ed., The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, (Ashgate, ), (NT87H37 ).

Those who keep an eye on this blog may be interested to learn of the publication earlier this month of Noel Malcolm’s Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, –The latest work by the Chair of our Cultures of Knowledge project Steering Committee is described by its publisher Oxford University Press as an overview across three hundred years of ‘the mental world.

The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, Visual Imagery before Orientalism. James G. Harper. Farnham, Surrey, (FAL-LC NT87 H37 ) Avcıoğlu, Nebahat. Turquerie and the Politics of Representation, Farnham, Surrey, (FAL-LC NAA93 ) L'Orientalisme architectural: entre imaginaires et savoirs.

: Andras Riedlmayer. The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, Visual Imagery Before Orientalism. Transculturalisms, – Series, eds. Mihoko Suzuki, et al. Farnham England and Burlington VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, Pp. xvi + + 69 illustrations. $ cloth. in. The Sixteenth century saw great change in the relationship between European nations and Ottoman Empire that rested on their Eastern borders.

Through the study of the prints and travel guides of the Sixteenth century, the shift in opinions of the. A positive rating based on 3 book reviews for Useful Enemies: Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, by Noel Malcolm.

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1 Malcolm describes his book as “a study of Western political thinking about Islam and the Ottoman Empire in the early modern period,” roughly to   Alarmed by the fall of Constantinople, Pope Pius II () composed a long letter to sultan Mehmed II ().

While styled as a missive addressed to “the illustrious prince of the Turks,” this document from was more of a theological treatise on Christianity and Islam than a conventional letter between two dignitaries.