Forthcoming Article on Julia Pardoe’s Travel Narrative on Istanbul “Transnationalizing Space and Identity in 19th century”

As a young British author, Julia Pardoe arrived Istanbul in 1834 and compiled one of the most fascinating narratives on Istanbul and Turkish culture in 1836. The three-volume book was an immediate success and it went through several editions. It featured sketches and drawings of Bosphorus, as well as street scenes, depicting men, women and children, during a critical time period while Turkish society was going through a major socio-political transformation.