Social Relations in Ottoman Diyarbekir, 1870-1915 offers new, microhistoric and non-nationalist perspectives on the late 19th century history of the province of Diyarbekir. Focusing on a period dominated by violent conflicts between the authorities and various local elites and population groups of the region – urban Muslims, Kurds, Armenians, Syrian Christians and others – this book offers new insights into the social history of the region and the origins of the Armenian and Kurdish "Questions", which were to gain such prominence in the 20th century.
Social Relations in Ottoman Diyarbekir, 1870-1915
Selçuk Akşin Somel
This first comprehensive study on Ottoman educational reform is based on archival material and providing new information on curricular policies applied in the provinces and toward different ethnic groups.
The 50 guilds of Ottoman Jerusalem (production, services, commerce) are thoroughly described and analysed for the first time, based on internal plethora of evidence gathered from the unique source of the sijill court records of the XVIth-XVIIIth centuries. 19 facsimiles + translations.
Edited by Géza Dávid and Pál Fodor
This unique, comparative description of the Hungarian, Habsburg, and Ottoman military frontiers in the fifteenth-seventeenth centuries provides fascinating reading to those interested in military history. It concentrates on the administration, finance, manpower problems, and aspects of the ...
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Nur Bilge Criss
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Michael Robert Hickok
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