Travel and artisans in the Ottoman Empire : employment and mobility in the early modern era

It has often been assumed that the subjects of the Ottoman sultans were unable to travel beyond their localities which needed the permission of their local administrators before they could legitimately leave their villages. Based on this view, the soldiers and members of governing elite would have b...

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Main Author: Faroqhi, Suraiya
Published: London: I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Series: Library of Ottoman studies; .44