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In Turkey Book Talk episode #141 Sir Noel Malcolm, senior research fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, talks about his book “Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought 1450-1750” (Oxford University Press).

The book examines how early modern Western European writers shaped perceptions of the Ottoman Empire and Islam through fear, distrust and hostility, but also curiosity and admiration.

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