Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of by Leslie Peirce

By Leslie Peirce

During this skillful research, Leslie Peirce delves into the lifetime of a sixteenth-century heart japanese group, bringing to gentle the ways in which men and women used their neighborhood legislation court docket to unravel own, kin, and neighborhood difficulties. studying one year's lawsuits of the court docket of Aintab, an Anatolian urban that had lately been conquered by means of the Ottoman sultanate, Peirce argues that neighborhood citizens replied to new possibilities and new constraints via negotiating versatile felony practices. Their activities and different compromises they reached in courtroom inspired how society considered gender and likewise created a discussion with the ruling regime over mutual rights and tasks. finding its dialogue of gender and criminal concerns within the context of the altering administrative practices and transferring energy family members of the interval, Morality stories argues that it used to be merely in neighborhood interpretation that criminal principles bought energy and which means.

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The Image Of An Ottoman City: Imperial Architecture And by Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh

By Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh

This city and architectural learn of Aleppo, a middle of early sleek international exchange, attracts upon archival and narrative texts, architectural proof, and modern theoretical discussions of the relation among imperial ideology, city styles and rituals, and architectural shape. the 1st centuries of Ottoman rule fostered large city improvement and reorientation via judiciously sited acts of patronage. enormous buildings endowed by way of Ottoman officers either brought a brand new imperial structure from Istanbul and integrated formal parts from the neighborhood city visible language. by way of viewing the city and social contexts of those acts, tracing their evolution over centuries, and reading their dialogue in Ottoman and Arabic assets, this publication proposes a brand new version for figuring out the neighborhood reception and version of imperial kinds, associations and norms.

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Meander: East to West, Indirectly, Along a Turkish River by Jeremy Seal

By Jeremy Seal

The Meander is a river so famously winding that its identify has lengthy seeing that come to indicate digression, an procedure writer Jeremy Seal makes the main of whereas touring the size of the river on my own by way of canoe. A average storyteller, Seal takes readers from the Meander’s resource within the uplands of critical Turkey to its mouth at the Aegean Sea, with as many ancient, cultural, and private asides as there are bends within the river.

In a quickly industrializing Turkey, the river itself has been mostly forgotten, however the Meander was once the unique conduit wherein the cultures of Europe and Asia first met, then clashed. the town on the river’s mouth, Miletus, was once domestic to the earliest Western philosophers, whereas the single at its resource, Dinar, commanded the mountain go that carried the earliest roads east. All demeanour of mythical adventurers, infantrymen, and visionaries undergone: the Persian king Xerxes, Alexander the nice, Saint Paul, and Crusader kings, to call only a few.

In the process his travels, Seal meets any variety of humans desirous to percentage tales with a stranger. This wealthy combine creates a portrait of amazing perception and sweep at a time while Turkey is busy rediscovering her old importance. a fascinating mixture of earlier and current, instantly epic and intimate, Meander is an atmospheric, incident-rich, and free-flowing portrayal of the basic assembly aspect among East and West.

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The Development of Secularism in Turkey by Niyazi Berkes

By Niyazi Berkes

First released in 1964, this can be probably the most vital books written on sleek Turkey. lengthy unavailable within the English language, this variation brings new lifestyles to the influential principles and research of Niyazi Berkes. interpreting Turkey's transformation towards an earthly country, it strains the advanced dating among technical and monetary alterations, in addition to the political and non secular.

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The Albanians: A Modern History by Miranda Vickers

By Miranda Vickers

This is the 1st complete account of a rustic that, following many years of isolation, has gone through unparalleled alterations to its political approach: the cave in of communism, the development to multi-party elections and the upheaval that the March 1997 rebellion. Miranda Vickers strains the background of the Albanian humans from the Ottoman interval to the formation of the Albanian Communist social gathering. Newly revised for this paperback variation, The Albanians has now been up-to-date to hide the drawback in Kosovo that resulted in the 1st "Western" warfare in Europe seeing that 1945.

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Plague and Empire in the Early Modern Mediterranean World: by Nükhet Varlik

By Nükhet Varlik

This can be the 1st systematic scholarly examine of the Ottoman event of plague in the course of the Black loss of life pandemic and the centuries that undefined. utilizing a wealth of archival and narrative assets, together with clinical treatises, hagiographies, and tourists' money owed, in addition to contemporary clinical study, Nükhet Varlik demonstrates how plague interacted with the environmental, social, and political buildings of the Ottoman Empire from the past due medieval throughout the early glossy period. The booklet argues that the empire's development reworked the epidemiological styles of plague by way of bringing different ecological zones into interplay and by way of intensifying the mobilities of alternate between either human and non-human brokers. Varlik keeps that continual plagues elicited new varieties of cultural mind's eye and expression, in addition to a brand new physique of information concerning the disorder. In flip, this new attention sharpened the Ottoman administrative reaction to the plague, whereas contributing to the makings of an early sleek country.

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Approaching Ottoman History: An Introduction to the Sources by Suraiya Faroqhi

By Suraiya Faroqhi

Излагая методы, пользуясь которыми, для интерпретации истории Османской империи можно использовать первичные и вторичные источники, автор обращается к студентам и исследователям в этой и смежной областях и дисциплинах, чтобы облегчить знакомство с такими документами. Рассматривая как архивные, так и нарративные источники, автор объясняет, как они подготавливались, чтобы убедить читателей применять критический подход к их данным, и не считать априори, что всё зарегистрированное в официальных документах является обязательно точным или даже истинным. В то время как книга, по существу, может использоваться в качестве руководство по сложной дисциплине для начинающих исследователей, опытные тюркологи могут найти в ней много новых и провокационных интерпретаций.Образцы сканов:

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The Search for God's Law: Islamic Jurisprudence in the by Bernard G Weiss

By Bernard G Weiss

Students praised the 1992 version of the hunt for God’s legislation as a groundbreaking highbrow remedy of Islamic jurisprudence. Bernard Weiss’s revised variation brings to lifestyles Sayf al-Din al Amidi’s vintage exposition of the methodologies by which Muslim students have developed their understandings of the divine law.Weiss’s new creation offers an summary of Amidi’s jurisprudence that enables deeper comprehension of the demanding dialectic of the textual content. This version contains an in-depth research of the character of language and the ways that it mediates the legislations, whereas shaping it even as. An up-to-date index has been extra.  

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The Making of Neoliberal Turkey by Terzioglu, A.; Ozbay, C.; Erol, M.; Turem, Z.U. (eds.)

By Terzioglu, A.; Ozbay, C.; Erol, M.; Turem, Z.U. (eds.)

Exploring the divergent points of the rule of thumb of neoliberalism in Turkey considering the fact that Eighties, every one bankruptcy during this e-book highlights a selected size of this socio-economic procedure and jointly, those essays build a radical exam of the whirlwind of alterations lately skilled by way of Turkish society. With specific specialise in the hot ways that social energy operates, specialist participants discover new discourses and subjectivities round environmentalism, overall healthiness, pop culture, financial guidelines, feminism and motherhood, city area and minorities, classification and masculinities. through wondering the first effect of the country in those micro-political concerns, they have interaction with ideas of neoliberalism and governmentality to supply a clean, grounded and analytical standpoint at the routes during which social energy navigates the society. This sustained exam of the recent axes of strength and subjectivity, with a specific eye at the formation of latest political areas of governance and resistance, deepens the research of Turkey’s scan with neoliberal globalization.

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The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650: The Structure of Power by Colin Imber

By Colin Imber

This booklet surveys the heritage of the Ottoman Empire from its imprecise origins within the early 1300s, via its upward thrust to global strength prestige and its next 'times of hassle' within the 17th century. Drawing either on latest scholar-ship and examine in addition to unique resource fabrics, The Otto-man Empire presents a story of key occasions and examines the inner constitution and politics of the Ottoman dynasty, revealing the expansion and improvement of the facility, politics, and associations wherein the Sultans governed the Empire. The Ottoman Empire attracts from a wealth of multiling-ual assets, lots of that are formerly untranslated, and provides a clean view of 1 of an important, but mis-un-derstood, empires of the premodern age.

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