Midnight at the Pera Palace
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Midnight at the Pera Palace

The Birth of Modern Istanbul
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ISBN-13:
9780393351866
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
02.11.2015
Seiten:
480
Autor:
Charles King
Gewicht:
410 g
Format:
209x141x40 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

When the Ottoman Empire collapsed, so many spies mingled in the lobby of Istanbul's Pera Palace Hotel that the manager put up a sign asking them to relinquish seats to paying guests. This pioneering portrait of urban reinvention re-create an era when an ancient city became a global crossroads - a moment when Europe's closest Muslim metropolis became its vital port of refuge.
When the Ottoman Empire collapsed, so many spies mingled in the lobby of Istanbul's Pera Palace Hotel that the manager put up a sign asking them to relinquish seats to paying guests.