Constantinople and Istanbul

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Troubador Publishing Ltd, Dec 1, 2011 - British - 352 pages
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'Constantinople and Istanbul' recounts the memories of Sidney Nowill OBE who was born into the nexus of Levantine families, some of whom had been living in Turkey for over 100 years.
  

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Contents

The Nowill Family my paternal ancestors
1
Grandfather Stephen Nowill and the Fifty Gold Pieces
12
James Whittall 181983 and Magdalen Blanche Giraud Whittall 18231912
18
Dick La Fontaine
24
Canon Whitehouse
34
Atatürk and the Typewriters
45
A Blue Ensign
51
and World War II
63
Sputnik 1
155
Jerusalem the Holy Land and Petra
162
Our Devriye Sokak Apartment and the Birth ofJulian
178
An Amusing Incident at the Oracle of Korykos
183
45
188
Istanbul Earthquake
190
Muslim Friends in the 1960s 70s and 80s
196
Old Harry and the Queen Mother
203

1940s
70
Varlık Vergisi
76
Kim Philby
79
Nicholas Elliott
86
Sidney Nowill Co in Alime Han
92
25
95
Rosa
98
Kaynarca
105
TCDD
116
33
120
34
136
Fathers Telephone
146
The Bosphorus Bridge
209
46
210
Letter to Julian Written for his 18th Birthday in January 1978
215
Evading the Census
221
David Wilson of Blackwoods
227
The Istanbul Stock Market and Envers SwissJourney
233
51
236
Eregli Iron and Steel Ereğli Demir Çelik Fabrikası
239
70
246
1980s
247
The Sales Director of Rolls Royce
253
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