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    Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, USA ; Port Melbourne, Australia ; New Delhi, India ; Singapore : Cambridge University Press
    Format: 1 Online-Ressource (xi, 477 Seiten) , Illustrationen
    ISBN: 9781108769716
    Content: Eastern Mediterranean port cities, such as Constantinople, Smyrna, and Salonica, have long been sites of fascination. Known for their vibrant and diverse populations, the dynamism of their economic and cultural exchanges, and their form of relatively peaceful co-existence in a turbulent age, many would label them as models of cosmopolitanism. In this study, Malte Fuhrmann examines changes in the histories of space, consumption, and identities in the nineteenth and early twentieth century while the Mediterranean became a zone of influence for European powers. Giving voice to the port cities' forgotten inhabitants, Fuhrmann explores how their urban populations adapted to European practices, how entertainment became a marker of a Europeanized way of life, and consuming beer celebrated innovation, cosmopolitanism and mixed gender sociability. At the same time, these adaptations to a European way of life were modified according to local needs, as was the case for the new quays, streets, and buildings. Revisiting leisure practises as well as the formation of class, gender, and national identities, Fuhrmann offers an alternative view on the relationship between the Islamic World and Europ
    Additional Edition: Erscheint auch als Druck-Ausgabe, Hardcover 978-1-108-47737-6
    Language: English
    Keywords: Osmanisches Reich ; Türkei ; Mittelmeerregion ; Hafenstadt ; Gesellschaftsleben ; Brauch ; Weltbürgertum ; Europa ; Einfluss ; Geschichte 1800-1899
    URL: Volltext  (URL des Erstveröffentlichers)
    Author information: Fuhrmann, Malte 1969-
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