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This applies even to a Turkish student knowing Ottoman, to say nothing of anyone else. Acquiring cultural literacy is thus a long-term process, which takes much longer than the acquisition of a working knowledge of most languages. Things are not made any easier by the fact that Ottomanist history is a relatively new discipline, practiced by a limited number of scholars. As a result, our field does not possess the multitude of books, films or videos which permit a curious spectator to initiate him/herself, for instance, to French cathedrals or Mozart’s music.
But as a second step, he/she may decide to return to the interpretation of a given primary source with questions derived from sophisticated proble´matiques. Cemal Kafadar’s work on Ottoman diaries and letters springs to mind in this context (Kafadar, 1989, 1992). TI ME , SP AC E AN D TOP ICS As an introductory volume, the present text makes no claim to comprehensiveness. Even less do I aim to recreate the all-knowing impartiality and invisibility so typical of narrators in certain nineteenth-century novels.
Therefore the reading of a document establishing a pious foundation in Istanbul or Damascus, or of a customs register enumerating the shops of Iskenderun, may give us an initial notion of the questions we may treat. But usually it is more practical to begin with the secondary literature, in the notes of which we will find references to the relevant primary sources. There is however a danger involved in this convenient approach: an opinion may be widespread in the secondary literature without having much of a basis in fact.