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My Money Or Your Life: The Habsburg Hunt For Uluc Ali
(Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2014)
This article deals with Habsburg efforts to eliminate the ottoman naval threat by employing clandestine measures and undertaking covert operations. Realizing the danger that the ottoman fleet and corsairs created for their ...
Fooling the sultan: Information, decision-making and the “mediterranean faction” (1585-1587)
(İstanbul 29 Mayıs Üniversitesi & İSAM, 2015)
This essay aims to show how information was used as a political tool in sixteenth-century Istanbul. By concentrating on the “Mediterranean faction”, i.e. Muslim corsairs incorporated into the Ottoman imperial system, it ...