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An Ottoman Century
An Ottoman Century (August 1996)
The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s
Dror Ze'evi - Author

This sweeping look at the city and the District of Jerusalem in the 17th century paints a vivid picture of life in an Ottoman province.

"This is a truly outstanding book; it is very interesting, in fact, fascinating. The author effectively weaves theory with evidence from the District of Jerusalem into a smooth, convincing, and very readable narrative. The debate over the nature of the 'Islamic city' is innovative and b...(Read More)
 
 
Manufacturing in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, 1500-1950
Manufacturing in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, 1500-1950 (August 1994)
Donald Quataert - Editor

This book provides the first comprehensive history of manufacturing in the Ottoman Empire and its Turkish successor state. As the Ottoman Empire evolved, manufacturing underwent an unusual trajectory. Expansion in the sixteenth century gave way to transformation and adaptation after the Industrial Revolution. Then, in the earlier part of the twentieth century, modern Turkey's attempt at state-led industrialization became a model for many developi...(Read More)
 
 
State, Society, and Law in Islam
State, Society, and Law in Islam (July 1994)
Ottoman Law in Comparative Perspective
Haim Gerber - Author

The project of this work is very important. The author has read widely in the anthropology of law, not just Islamic studies, and consequently the book is one of the very few works on Islamic law that is grounded in more than merely textual scholarship. It is difficult to overstate the significance of Gerber's findings for legal studies, and for Ottoman studies." -- A. Kevin Reinhart, Dartmouth College

This book explores the l...(Read More)
 
 
State and Business in Modern Turkey
State and Business in Modern Turkey (February 1994)
A Comparative Study
Ayse Bugra - Author

“This is a well written and convincingly argued book, combining theoretical sophistication with empirical investigation. It will be read with interest and profit by the very many scholars in different disciplines whose interest lies in the field of political economy. It contains a rigorous conceptualization with empirical testing of contemporary data and is explicitly comparative in its perspective.” — Maurice Wright, University of Ma...(Read More)
 
 
Ottoman Seapower and Levantine Diplomacy in the Age of Discovery
Ottoman Seapower and Levantine Diplomacy in the Age of Discovery (December 1993)
Palmira Brummett - Author

This work reframes sixteenth-century history , incorporating the Ottoman empire more thoroughly into European, Asian and world history. It analyzes the Ottoman Empire's expansion eastward in the contexts of claims to universal sovereignty, Levantine power politics, and the struggle for control of the oriental trade. Challenging the notion that the sixteenth-century Ottoman Empire was merely a reactive economic entity driven by the impulse to te...(Read More)
 
 
Formation of the Modern State
Formation of the Modern State (February 1992)
The Ottoman Empire, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
Rifa'at 'Ali Abou-El-Haj - Author

"This work will raise hackles, generate debate, make people think hard. The work starts with a succinct statement of a series of historiographic dilemmas which afflict Ottoman scholarship. It proceeds with often lucid and sometimes inspired proposals for analytical avenues aimed at resolving those dilemmas." -- Palmira Brummett, University of Tennessee
"This book presents a broad scheme for studying the Middle East. It has the virtue of stimu...(Read More)
 
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