By Maurits H. van den Boogert
Pre-modern Western assets in general declare that eu mercantile groups within the Ottoman Empire loved criminal autonomy, and have been therefore successfully resistant to Ottoman justice. whilst, they record various disputes with Ottoman officers over jurisdiction (“avanias”), which turns out to contradict this declare, the discrepancy being thought of evidence of the capriciousness of the Ottoman criminal method. glossy stories of Ottoman-European family during this interval have tended uncritically to simply accept this interpretation.
Readership: All these attracted to felony background, the heritage of Islamic legislations, the background of the Ottoman Empire, the background of European-Ottoman kinfolk, in addition to historians of the center East normally.
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