“Rarely does a study succeed with equal brilliance on both the large and small scales of analysis.”
(Reqat Kasaba Journal Of Interdisciplinary History
“A well-crafted, informative narrative. . . . [Zarinebaf offers] fascinating insights into the application of Ottoman law.”
(Virginia H. Aksan, McMaster University The Historian
“Fariba Zarinebaf puts crime and punishment at the center of this history of the global making of the modern state.”
(Meltem Tokosoz Insight Turkey
About the Author
Fariba Zarinebaf is Associate Professor of History at the University of California at Riverside and author, with J.L. Davis and J. Bennett, of An Historical and Economic Geography of Ottoman Greece: Southwest Morea in the Eighteenth Century.