Le Faubourg du Midan a Damas a L’Epoque Ottomane. Espace Urbain, Société et Habitat (1742-1830).

Marino, Brigitte.

Book ID: 17899

ISBN:      2901315283


8vo. 433 pp., 21 maps & plans, numerous tables in text, 54 b/w illus., publisher’s original wrappers, new, introduction by André Raymond, biblio, Institut Français de Damas, Damascus, 1997.


An academic study of al-Midan quarter in the city of Damascus between 1742 and 1830. The author discusses the establishment of al-Midan area during the Mamluk period, and its development up to the Ottoman period. The primary sources used in this study are the documents of the courts of Damascus, and other historical documents.

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