A Light Onto a Tradition and Culture: Turkish Baths, a Guide to the Historic Turkish Baths of Istanbul

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National Book Network, 2006 - Travel - 142 pages
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This richly illustrated book is a lively jaunt through the history, traditions, and culture of the Turkish bath (with entertaining descriptions of traditional customers and staff, and the various activities carried out there), while it is also a detailed guide to bath etiquette and to the fifty remaining historical baths in Istanbul (some dating to the 15th century).

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Orhan Yilmazkaya is a free-lance researcher/writer based in Istanbul. Photographers Murat and Deniz Ogurlu are also Istanbul-based free-lance professional photographers.

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