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Living the Good Life : Consumption in the Qing and Ottoman Empires of the Eighteenth Century (Hardcover)

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Historians and other scholars from Australia, Asia, Europe, and the US provide 17 essays detailing case studies of consumption and material culture in the Qing and Ottoman Empires in the 18th century. They discuss natural resources and their use, as well as constraints of the polities; dead grandees and their inventories, including Chen Huizu, Ali Pasa, Darüssaade Aghas of the 18th century imperial harem, and Nevsehirli Damad Ibrahim Pasa; textiles, pictures, and buildings in Yangzhou, Ba county in Sichuan Province, and Damascus, as well as women’s textile consumption in 1730s Bursa; food culture in the Istanbul market, China, and the early Kangxi court; and materials like brass, furs, pulu lists, diamonds, and bricks and tiles. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 573
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Rulers & Elites
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2017
TCIN: 53199208
UPC: 9789004349384
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-8832
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