The Turkish Embassy Letters

September 20, 2012|
The Turkish Embassy Letters by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
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In 1716, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu''s husband Edward Montagu was appointed British ambassador to the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire. Montagu accompanied her husband to Turkey and wrote an extraordinary series of letters that recorded her experiences as a traveller and her impressions of Ottoman culture and society.

This Broadview edition includes a broad selection of related historical documents on Turkey, women in the Arab world, Islam, and "Oriental" tales written in Europe.

Teresa Heffernan is Associate Professor of English at St. Mary''s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Daniel O''Quinn is Professor of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.
Title:The Turkish Embassy LettersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:328 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.64 inShipping dimensions:328 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.64 inPublished:20 septembre 2012Publisher:Broadview PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554810426

ISBN - 13:9781554810420

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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