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Jan Schmidt

the first place! That day, in his view, his rank or his life counted for nothing and didn’t have the slightest value. The life he had been living during the previous four days he could not call life, having been a soldier who during a period of twenty-five years when he had been participating in two

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Wantje Fritschy

section of this chapter – that showed resemblances to the European sale of life annuities. Çizakça, another important economic historian of the Ottoman Empire with a special interest in state finance, maintains however – on behalf of an analysis of the same malikane -system – that the Ottoman fiscal

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Maria Todorova

a re-enactment of life in the fortress during the times of the French and Indian wars 1745–1763. The young man playing the courageous and dashing British captain shows how the army recruited their soldiers, their daily routine, and demonstrates how to shoot with a musket. At the very end, the young

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Jan Schmidt

and its monuments as we find, for instance, in travel books of the time. Although he describes walks and longer outings, such entries hardly say anything about what he sees, but concentrates on what he hears other people say. Of street life, Süssheim only once mentions a performance of a public story

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Maria Todorova

descriptions of Bulgarian life and ideas. 89 A week before the premier Shaw had published an interview with himself in The Star . Responding to the imaginary question whether Arms and the Man was a skit on Adelphi melodrama, he had explained: Bulgaria is like the Adelphi Theatre in one respect

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Marinos Sariyannis

. Amasi, as revealed by his name, was a native of Amasya and came from a local family of scholars, Sufis, and officials, the Gümüşlüzade. Information on his life is very scarce; it seems that he was taken as a hostage to Shirvan by Timur, together with his uncle Pir İlyas Sücaeddin, the mufti of the city

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Diana Abbani

which became perceived as a route to progress and a marker of ‘taste’. Beirut Musical Production: Cosmopolitism, Education and Mutations New Modern Class, New Way of Life From the end of the nineteenth century, with its integration into the world economy and the proliferation of economic and political

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Natalia Królikowska-Jedlińska

published studies. Among these, several provide insight into vital aspects of socio-economic life in the khanate, and these deserve to be mentioned. For instance, the articles of Maryna Kravets focus on the institution of the khan’s palace with a special emphasis on the origins and role of slaves in the

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Natalia Królikowska-Jedlińska

. Therefore, they enjoyed the rights of and faced the limitations common to women living in a Muslim state. In all types of cases, their limited interactions with the courts compared to those of men suggest that they were reluctant to seek assistance from the kadı . Most probably, they faced difficulties in

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Gheorghe Lazăr

précieux du Moyen Age à nos jours , eds. Natacha Coquery and Alain Bonnet ( Lyon : 2015 ) 251 – 259 . Lazăr , Gheorghe , “Un testament şi o poveste de viaţă: Cazul negustorului Cernea Popovici” [A testament and a life narrative: the merchant Cernea Popovici] in Miscellanea historica