...the standard work in political geography for the Ottoman state...will have to be included in all private and public collections...has no equal...' Rifaat Ali Abou-El-Haj,
Journal of the American Oriental Society, 1977. '
...manuel très utile...'
Archív Orientální, 1976. '
...ein überaus interesstantes und wertvolles Werk...' Burchard Brentjes,
Asien, Afrika, Lateinamerika, 1974. '
By any reasonable standard a major contribution, and can be recommended without reservation.' Robert Devereux,
The Middle East Journal, 1974. '
...a book of remarkable distinction...indispensable as a work of reference...' Seton Lloyd,
The Geographical Journal, 1974. '
...importante publication...' Lucie Lagarde,
Revue franç. d'Outre-Mer, 1975. '
The plan and scope of this important work are unique.' Geoffrey Wheeler,
Asian Affairs, 1974. '
...outstanding enough not to require criticism...will certainly be welcomed by all scholars whose interest touches on any of the geographic regions that were part of the Ottoman Empire.' Peter F. Sugar,
Slavic Review, 1976.