By Dr Ortega Stephen
Negotiating Transcultural kin within the Early glossy Mediterranean is a research of transcultural family among Ottoman Muslims, Christian topics of the Venetian Republic, and different social teams within the 16th and 17th centuries. Focusing mostly on Ottoman Muslims who got here to Venice and its outlying territories, and utilizing resources in Italian, Turkish and Spanish, this examine examines the different sorts of strength relatives and the social geographies that framed the encounters of Muslim travelers.
While Stephen Ortega doesn't brush aside the concept Venetians and Ottoman Muslims represented exact groups, he does argue that Christian and Muslim trade within the pre-modern interval concerned built-in cultural, fiscal, political and social practices. Ortega's research brings to mild how retailers, alternate agents, diplomats, informants, converts, wayward souls and executive officers from diverse groups engaged in comparable practices and used similar negotiation strategies in issues starting from alternate disputes, to the rights of male family, to promises of protection.
In counting on resources from records in Venice, Istanbul and Simancas, the publication demonstrates the significance of viewing Mediterranean historical past from a number of views, and it emphasizes the significance of figuring out cross-cultural background as a negotiation among various social, cultural and institutional actors.
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Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Ottoman-Venetian Encounters (Transculturalisms, 1400–1700) by Dr Ortega Stephen