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The architect's apprentice —Shafak, Elif, 1971-

"From the acclaimed author of The Bastard of Istanbul, a colorful, magical tale set during the height of the Ottoman Empire. In her latest novel, Turkey's preeminent female writer spins an epic tale spanning nearly a cen...

The Ottoman Empire —Ruggiero, Adriane.

Examines the history, culture, religion, society, and achievements of the Ottoman Empire, from its tribal origins in the 1200s to its decline in the early twentieth century.

Leyla : the black tulip —Croutier, Alev Lytle, 1944-

While trying to help her financially destitute family, twelve-year-old Leyla ends up on a slave ship bound for Istanbul, then in the beautiful Topkapi Palace, where she discovers that life in the sheltered world of the p...

Drive thru history. Asia Minor with Dave Stotts

This isn't your typical tour of ruins and dusty artifacts. It's history as exciting today as it was 2000 years ago! In a style all his own, Dave Stotts speeds through the world of ancient Asia Minor [East meets West], gi...

The Ottoman endgame : war, revolution, and the making of the modern Middle East, 1908-1923 —McMeekin, Sean, 1974- author.

"Between 1911 and 1923, a series of wars -- chief among them World War I -- would engulf the Ottoman Empire and its successor states. It is a story we think we know well, but as Sean McMeekin shows us in this revelatory ...

Now I rise —White, Kiersten, author.

Lada Dracul seeks her younger brother Radu's help in securing the Wallachian throne, but their father, Sultan Mehmed, has sent him to sabotage Constantinople.

Bright we burn —White, Kiersten, author.

To build the country she wants, Lada, the brutal ruler of Wallachia, must destroy everything that came before, including her relationships with brother Radu and former love Mehmed, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

The harem midwife —Rich, Roberta, author.
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The Imperial Harem, Constantinople, 1579. Hannah and Isaac Levi, Venetians in exile, have set up a new life for themselves in Constantinople. Isaac runs a newly established business in the growing silk trade, while Hanna...

The mapmaker's daughter : the confessions of Nurbanu Sultan, 1525-1583 : [a novel] —Hughes, Katherine Nouri, author.

"The Mapmaker's Daughter, a historical novel set in the 16th century, is the confession of Nurbanu, born Cecilia Baffo Veniero - the mesmerizing, illegitimate Venetian who became the most powerful woman in the Ottoman Em...

God's shadow : Sultan Selim, his Ottoman empire, and the making of the modern world —Mikhail, Alan, 1979- author.

"An explosive global history that redefines the historical origins of the modern world through the life of Sultan Selim I and his Ottoman Empire. Long neglected in accounts of world history, the Ottoman Empire was a hub ...

Cybele's secret —Marillier, Juliet.

Scholarly eighteen-year-old Paula and her merchant father journey from Transylvania to Istanbul to buy an ancient pagan artifact rumored to be charmed, but others, including a handsome Portuguese pirate and an envoy from...

Ancient invisible cities

Professor Darius Arya explores the hidden secrets of three of the most fascinating cities of the ancient world: Athens, Cairo, and Istanbul. The latest 3D imaging technology allows viewers to see the architectural jewels...

Once upon a camel —Appelt, Kathi, 1954- author.

"Zada is a camel with a treasure trove of stories to tell. She's won camel races for the royal Pasha of Smyrna, crossed treacherous oceans to new land, led army missions with her best camel friend by her side, and outsma...

Istanbul : city of majesty at the crossroads of the world —Madden, Thomas F., author.

Perched at the tip of Europe, gazing across to the shores of Asia, Istanbul remains as much a city of crossroads as it has been for the past two millennia. The history of this fabled metropolis--known at first as Byzanti...

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