Istanbul’s history is a catalogue of change, not least of name, yet it has managed to retain its own unique identity. John Freely captures the flavour of daily life as well as court ceremonial and intrigue. The book also includes a comprehensive gazetteer of all major monuments and museums. An in-depth study of this legendary city through its many different ages from its earliest foundation to the present day – the perfect traveller’s companion and guide.
JOHN FREELY was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1926, served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, was graduated from Iona College, and received a Ph.D. in nuclear physics from New York University. He taught physics for more than… More about John Freely
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Published by Penguin Books Jul 01, 1998| 432 Pages| ISBN 9780140244618