The Austrian Turcologist Andres Tietze passed away in 2003 having earned renown for his work on Ottoman history and Turkish linguistics. Originally fleeing to Istanbul to escape the Nazi regime in Austria, Tietze devoted his life to Turcology, eventually settling in Los Angeles, where he became professor of Turkish, and then returning to Vienna in the 1970s. Throughout his career, Tietze make a remarkable contribution to Turkish studies. This collection of essays by the next generation of Turcologists is to honor Tietze and his work. It contains essays by several noted Ottoman scholars, such as Donald Quataert and Heath Lowry.
Heath W. Lowry, Jr.