• Publish Date: 2013-08-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Edmondo de Amicis
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A remarkable nineteenth-century account of Istanbul which begins with a dazzling description of the city gradually appearing through the fog as the authors ship approaches the harbour Constantinople expertly combines personal anecdote, breathtaking visual observation and entertaining historical information. An invaluable record of the metropolis as it used to be a fascinating crossroads between Eastern and Western civilization and one of the most cosmopolitan cities of its time as well as a vivid example of a European tourists reaction to it part delight, part incomprehension this book will provide an enriching read for lovers of history or those planning to visit Istanbul themselves.

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