Author: Fikret Adanir, Suraiya Faroqhi
The Ottomans and the Balkans: A Discussion of Historiography
Brill Academic Pub
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Throughout, the contributors have distanced themselves from the nostalgia for 'the past greatness' of certain rulers of yore, and aimed for a detached, source-based assessment of historical developments. They have made a conscious effort to debunk ancient myths, although, human weakness being what it is, their successors probably will accuse them of being responsible for new myths in their turn.