Southeastern Europe under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804
“An interpretation of southeastern Europe under Ottoman rule from which few will fail to learn. As always, [Sugar] brings a fresh view of familiar material, and fresh material to familiar issues. . . . his book is far more than simply a ‘welcome addition to the field.’ It is a unique interpretation of the entire Ottoman experience in the Balkans.” - Slavic Review
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Ottoman Social and State Structure
The Final Establishment of Ottoman Rule14511566
City Organization and Administration
Moldavia and Wallachia
The Changed World of European Turkey
The Final Disintegration of Provincial Order in Ottoman
The House of Osman
Glossary of Geographic Names
The Change of Fortune
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Page 7 - And slay them wherever you find them, and drive them out of the places whence they drove you out, for persecution is worse than slaughter. And fight not with them at the Inviolable Place of Worship until they first attack you there, but if they attack you then slay them.
Page xii - Pares became director of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at the University of London in 1922 and within a decade made its work "a central activity
Page 4 - Lo! those who believe [in that which is revealed unto thee, Muhammad], and those who are Jews, and Christians and Sabeans, — whoever believeth in God and the Last Day and doeth right, — surely their reward is with their Lord, and there shall no fear come upon them neither shall they grieve, (idem, 2 : 62).
Page 4 - Lo! those who believe (in that which is revealed unto thee, Muhammad), and those who are Jews, and Christians, and Sabaeans — whoever believeth in Allah and the Last Day and doeth right — surely their reward is with their Lord, and there shall no fear come upon them neither shall they grieve.
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