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Princeton Series of Middle Eastern Sources in Translation

Series editor Şükrü Hanioğlu
The purpose of this series is to provide reasonably priced translations into English of Middle Eastern sources. The first volume to appear is a partial translation of Kâtip Çelebi’s Tuhfet ül-Kibar fi Esfar il-Bihar, or The History of the Maritime Wars of the Turks, a seventeenth-century account of Ottoman naval history from the conquest of Constantimople to the author’s death in 1657. The second volume is an edition of Heinz Halm’s The Arabs: A Short History, which has been expanded to include the addition of 150 pages of annotated documents. The third volume is a collection of fatwas on Muslims living under non-Muslim rule. For more information about these books, please click on the links below.
Kâtip Çelebi. The History of the Maritime Wars of the Turks. Expanded, edited, and annotated by Svatopluk Soucek. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, c. 2012.
Heinz Halm, The Arabs: A Short History. Expanded edition with documents selected and edited by Luke Yarbrough and Oded Zinger. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, c. 2004, 2007, 2012.
To purchase any of these works, please contact Markus Wiener Publishers, 231 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542; fax 609-921-1140;, or any book dealer.