Williamsburg Regional Library

Midnight at the Pera Palace, the birth of modern Istanbul, Charles King - (hbk.)

Summary
"In this ... portrait of urban reinvention, Charles King re-creates an era when an ancient city became a global crossroads--a forgotten moment when Europe's closest Muslim metropolis became its vital port of refuge"--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Grand hotel -- The gray fleet -- Occupation -- Resistance -- Moscow on the Bosphorus -- Konstantinoupolis -- "The post-war world was jazzing" -- "The past is a wound in my heart" -- Modern times -- Beyond the veil -- Living like a squirrel -- Island life -- Queen -- Holy wisdom -- Shadow wars -- Paper trails -- At the Gate of Felicity
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
xiv, 476 pages, illustrations, maps, 25 cm
Isbn
9780393089141

Library Locations

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