Daily Archives: December 25, 2013


Michael Talbot – Presents and Petitions: The Daily Practices of British Diplomacy with the Ottoman Empire in the Eighteenth Century

Using previously unexamined financial and petitionary records from the British and Ottoman archives, this paper will seek to propose an alternative viewpoint for examining the history of diplomatic practice in the Ottoman Empire. It will discuss the two main features of daily diplomatic practices, the first being an analysis of gift giving between the British […]