Living in the Ottoman Realm: Empire and Identity, 13th to by Christine Isom-Verhaaren, Kent F. Schull

By Christine Isom-Verhaaren, Kent F. Schull

Residing within the Ottoman Realm brings the Ottoman Empire to lifestyles in all of its ethnic, non secular, linguistic, and geographic variety. The participants discover the improvement and transformation of id over the lengthy span of the empire’s lifestyles. they give attractive bills of people, teams, and groups via drawing on a wealthy array of fundamental assets, a few on hand in English translation for the 1st time. those fabrics are tested with new methodological ways to achieve a deeper realizing of what it intended to be Ottoman. Designed to be used as a path textual content, each one bankruptcy comprises research questions and recommendations for additional interpreting.

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Constantinople by E.Groswenor

By E.Groswenor

История града императора Константина – Константинополя. Изданная в начале двадцатого века в Америке. Американский историк подробно описывает события, которые пережил древний город на Босфоре. Издание проиллюстрировано многочисленными гравюрами и картами. Книга выходила в свет тогда, когда европейские державы готовились к новой мировой войне. Вопрос – кто будет властвовать на Босфоре в то время был особенно актуальным.

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The View from Istanbul: Ottoman Lebanon and the Druze by Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn

By Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn

The historical past of Ottoman Lebanon within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries has, beforehand, got in simple terms the main constrained cognizance. What paintings has been performed has been dependent upon constrained neighborhood and ecu literature. because the first paintings to make distinct reports and huge use of Ottoman chancery files, The View From Istanbul serves to fill many gaps within the old checklist. How did the Ottomans run their empire? How did they view Lebanon? What have been their top issues within the area? every one part is prefaced through a brief creation that locations the files in old context and analyzes their content material and scope.Published by means of I.B.Tauris in organization with the Centre of Lebanese reviews

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Sufi Visionary of Ottoman Damascus: 'Abd al-Ghani by Elizabeth Sirriyeh

By Elizabeth Sirriyeh

'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641 to1731) was once the main striking scholarly Sufi of Ottoman Syria. He used to be considered as the prime spiritual poet of his time and as an outstanding commentator of classical Sufi texts. on the well known point, he has been learn as an interpreter of symbolic goals. additionally, he performed an important function within the transmission of the lessons of the Naqshabandiyya within the Ottoman Empire, and he contributed to the eighteenth-century Sufi revival through his disciples. This pioneering e-book analyzes vital facets of al-Nabulusi's paintings and areas him within the old context.

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The City of the Moon God: Religious Traditions of Harran by Tamara M Green PhD

By Tamara M Green PhD

This research treats the spiritual and highbrow background of town of Harran (Eastern Turkey) from biblical occasions all the way down to the institution of Islam. the writer starts off from the well known reference within the Qur'an and the early Islamic histories to the folk of Harran as Sabians, one of many 'peoples of the book.' the writer unravels strands of non secular culture in Harran that run from the previous Semitic planetary cults via Hellenistic hermeticism, gnosticism, and Neo-Pythagoreanism and Christian cults to esoteric Islamic sects comparable to the Sufis and Shiites.

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The Ottoman Empire and Its Heritage, an Ottoman Mentality: by Robert Dankoff

By Robert Dankoff

In his large shuttle account, Evliya Celebi presents fabrics for purchasing at Ottoman perceptions of the realm, not just in parts like geography, topography, management, city associations, and social and monetary platforms, but in addition in such domain names as faith, folklore, sexual family members, dream interpretation, and conceptions of the self. In six chapters the writer examines: Evliya's therapy of Istanbul and Cairo because the capital towns of the Ottoman global; his geographical horizons and notions of tolerance; his attitudes towards executive, justice and particular Ottoman associations; his social prestige as gentleman, personality style as dervish, workplace as caller-to-prayer and avocation as traveler; his use of varied narrative kinds; and his relation together with his viewers within the registers of persuasion and enjoyment. An Afterword situates Evliya in terms of different highbrow tendencies within the Ottoman international of the 17th century.

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The Sultan's Yemen: 19th-Century Challenges to Ottoman Rule by Caesar E. Farah

By Caesar E. Farah

When the Ottoman empire restored direct rule over Yemen, it led to an onslaught of overseas encroachments via British and Italian purchaser tribes and chieftans within the Arabian peninsula. during this concise account of the historical past of the political rivalries confronting Ottoman Yemen, Caesar E. Farah delineates a number of the army campaigns to regain keep an eye on over Yemen, whereas offering precious perception into the method of pacification during this severe nook of Arabia.

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A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire by Sevket Pamuk

By Sevket Pamuk

This quantity examines the financial historical past of a giant empire positioned on the crossroads of intercontinental alternate from the fourteenth century till the top of global conflict I. It covers all areas of the empire from the Balkans via Anatolia, Syria, Egypt and the Gulf to the Maghrib. the results of financial advancements for social and political heritage also are mentioned in the course of the quantity. this can be an incredible and pathbreaking e-book via the most extraordinary monetary historians within the box.

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Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire by Mehrdad Kia

By Mehrdad Kia

The Ottoman Empire was once an Islamic imperial monarchy that existed for over six hundred years. on the top of its energy within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, it encompassed 3 continents and served because the middle of world interactions among the east and the west. And whereas the Empire used to be defeated after international warfare I and dissolved in 1920, the far-reaching results and affects of the Ottoman Empire are nonetheless truly seen in ultra-modern global cultures.Daily existence within the Ottoman Empire permits readers to realize serious perception into the pluralistic social and cultural historical past of an empire that governed an unlimited zone extending from Budapest in Hungary to Mecca in Arabia. each one bankruptcy offers an in-depth research of a specific element of lifestyle within the Ottoman Empire.

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