The History of the Jews in Turkey
Now digitized and freely available in open access:
“Histoire des Juifs de Turquie” in 9 volumes by Avram Galanti.
The work compiles all of the Turkish author’s important French-language writings on Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey. Galanti’s research looks at Judaism from the Byzantine period to the first half of the 20th century.
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Avram Galanti (1873 – 1961) was a Turkish university lecturer, journalist, politician, and philosopher of Jewish faith. He produced almost sixty books and essays. Among them were important research works on Ottoman Jews, Turkish-Jewish relations, Jewish culture and history, and Turkish culture.