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A Glance into Ottoman Bosnia

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A Glance into Ottoman Bosnia by Matija Ma Uraniae
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At the age of twenty-two, Matija Mazuranic crossed the River Sava into Ottoman Bosnia. It was 1839, the dawn of the Ottoman reform period known as the Tanzimat. In this fascinating and sympathetic eyewitness account, Mazuranic records his encounters with Ottoman Bosnian society at every level - from peasants in the field mistaking him for a demon to townspeople in taverns and shops, and an audience at the pasha's court. This unique record provides insight into the local customs, modes of speech and dress, politics and social and economic conditions of Ottoman Bosnia.

Author Biography

Matija Mazuranic (1817 - 1881) was the brother of the Ban (Governor) of Croatia and would today have been called an entrepreneur. His firm was contracted to build roads, and he travelled widely throughout the region.
Release date NZ
April 12th, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Saqi Books
Pages
130
Dimensions
160x235x11
ISBN-13
9780863568305
Product ID
1833847

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