Review: Caught in a Whirlwind – Cultural History of Ottoman Baghdad, by Sophie Kazan

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Caught in a Whirlwind by Melis Taner, describes the short decade of relative peace following the Treaty of Constantinople in 1590 between the warring Safavid Persians, led by Abbas the Great, and the Sunni Muslim Ottoman Empire, led by Sultan Ahmed I.

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