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The Frontiers of the Ottoman World: Fortifications, Trade, Pilgrimage and Slavery

In February 2007 a multidisciplinary international workshop took place at the British Academy, organised by the Academy-sponsored overseas schools and institutes that support research on aspects of Ottoman history and archaeology. The workshop brought together archaeologists and historians to consider the results of British research on the Ottomans in a broader context. Dr Andrew Peacock, British Institute at Ankara, highlights the importance of frontiers in understanding one of the major Empires of the world.

• Andrew Peacock

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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 10, 2007.