Istanbul Intrigues By Barry Rubin:
Preface and "The Valet Did It"
Professor Barry Rubin was the author of 40 books and founder/director of the Gloria Center. He passed away recently at the age of 64, and will be sorely missed by those who appreciated his incisive historical writing and independent thinking. We are grateful to the Gloria Center for permission to post these excerpts. The full text and other books by Barry Rubin are available online here.