The Turk and His Lost Provinces: Greece, Bulgaria, Servia, Bosnia

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F.H. Revell Company, 1903 - Bosnia and Hercegovina - 396 pages
Based on author's travels in Eastern Europe as a correspondent for the Chicago Record-Herald. Curtis attacks the Turkish government for committing mass murder and Turkish culture for harassment of Christians. He describes in general terms the social structures, and the personalities of the heads of state, and gives an incomplete snapshot political analysis of each nation. He also discusses gender relations.

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