Political Thought and Practice in the Ottoman Empire (Halcyon Days in Crete IX Symposium, Rethymno, 9-11 January 2015)

Published: Dec 3, 2015
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Eleni Gara
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Eleni Gara, University of the Aegean

Department of Social Anthropology and History

Assistant Professor

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