How festivity culture was in Europe and Ottoman Empire: A comparative looking

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Abstract

I mainly tried to show some interesting points of festivity culture in early modern Europe and Ottoman Empire. After social historical studies, cultural studies gained attention after mid-nineteenth century. Therefore, festivities started to be detailed study field for historians. In this paper, I tried to use some of the main studies of the field including Ottoman and European side. While using these studies, my aim is, basically, a comparative looking toward festivity culture. With this purpose, generally, I focused on similarities. Hope that, reader will enjoy when reading these events.  Continue reading