Daily Life In The Ottoman Empire

Author: Mehrdad Kia
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313064024
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This book provides a general overview of the daily life in a vast empire which contained numerous ethnic, linguistic, and religious communities. • The extensive bibliography provides rich and diverse sources of further reading • An index provides quick reference to the individuals and places mentioned in the text

Subjects Of The Sultan

Author: Suraiya Faroqhi
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781850437604
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The cultural heritage of the Ottoman Empire has traditionally been presented to us through its monuments - mosques, mausoleums, palaces, baths - and its high arts, such as court painting and calligraphy. Our understanding of Ottoman culture has thus come from a world created by and for sultans, viziers and the elite of the Empire.

The Ottoman Empire

Author: Mehrdad Kia
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313344404
Size: 53.98 MB
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An historical and social exploration of the Ottoman Empire, one of the most powerful empires in history and the heart of the modern Middle East.

Encyclopedia Of The Ottoman Empire

Author: Ga ́bor A ́goston
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110251
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Presents a comprehensive A-to-Z reference to the empire that once encompassed large parts of the modern-day Middle East, North Africa, and southeastern Europe.

Daily Life In Ancient And Modern Istanbul

Author: Robert Bator
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780822532170
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A historical exploration of events and daily life in Istanbul in both ancient and modern times.

Family Life In The Ottoman Mediterranean

Author: Beshara B. Doumani
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521766605
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In writings about Islam, women and modernity in the Middle East, family and religion are frequently invoked but rarely historicized. Accessibly written and based on a wide range of local sources, this book shows that there is no such thing as a typical Muslim or Arab family type. Rather, it reveals dramatic differences, even within the same cultural zone, in the ways that family was understood, organized and reproduced. By concentrating on family life in the Ottoman Empire, in particular in what is now Lebanon and Palestine, Beshara B. Doumani skilfully uses examples of family waqf endowments, lawsuits between kin, and other cases from the shari'a courts to reconstruct the stories and priorities of ordinary individuals. Through his examination of the transformations of family, property and gender regimes, Doumani offers a groundbreaking examination of the lives of ordinary people. By doing so, he challenges prevailing assumptions about modern Middle Eastern societies.

The Ottoman Empire A Historical Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author: Mehrdad Kia
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610693892
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This two-volume reference provides university and high school students—and the general public—with a wealth of information on one of the most important empires the world has ever known. • Features approximately 180 entries that cover a wide variety of topics related to political, social, and culture aspects of Ottoman society • Features numerous primary documents that add to the vividness of the portrayal of individuals and events • Explores the many countries and numerous ethnic, linguistic, and cultural groups encompassed by the Ottoman Empire • Shows how, for much of its history, Jews, Christians, and Muslims lived side by side in this vast realm • Provides the only work of its kind written for university undergraduates, high school students, and the general public

Osman S Dream

Author: Caroline Finkel
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465008506
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The Ottoman Empire was one of the largest and most influential empires in world history. Its reach extended to three continents and it survived for more than six centuries, but its history is too often colored by the memory of its bloody final throes on the battlefields of World War I. In this magisterial work-the first definitive account written for the general reader-renowned scholar and journalist Caroline Finkel lucidly recounts the epic story of the Ottoman Empire from its origins in the thirteenth century through its destruction in the twentieth.

The Ottoman Empire 1700 1922

Author: Donald Quataert
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113944591X
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The Ottoman Empire was one of the most important non-Western states to survive from medieval to modern times, and played a vital role in European and global history. It continues to affect the peoples of the Middle East, the Balkans and central and western Europe to the present day. This new survey examines the major trends during the latter years of the empire; it pays attention to gender issues and to hotly-debated topics such as the treatment of minorities. In this second edition, Donald Quataert has updated his lively and authoritative text, revised the bibliographies, and included brief biographies of major figures on the Byzantines and the post Ottoman Middle East. This accessible narrative is supported by maps, illustrations and genealogical and chronological tables, which will be of help to students and non-specialists alike. It will appeal to anyone interested in the history of the Middle East.