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The Cambridge History of Turkey

Volume 3. The Later Ottoman Empire, 1603–1839

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Suraiya Faroqhi, Wolf Hütteroth, Christoph K. Neumann, Carter Findley, Virginia Aksan, Linda Darling, Dina Khoury, Fikret Adanir, Bruce Masters, Madeline Zilfi, Minna Rozen, Edhem Eldem, Cem Behar, Tülay Artan, Hatice Aynur
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  • Date Published: December 2006
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521620956

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  • Volume 3 of The Cambridge History of Turkey traces the history of the later Ottoman Empire from the death of Mehmed III in 1603 to the proclamation of the tanzimat, the administrative reconstruction of the Ottoman state, in 1839. This was a period of relative stability when trade between the empire and Europe flourished and, wartime apart, merchants and pilgrims travelled in relative security. However, despite the emphasis on the sultan's role as defender of the faithful and of social order, tensions did exist between the ruling elite in Istanbul and their provincial subjects. This theme is central to the volume. Other sections focus on religious and political groups, women, trade, rural life and, importantly, music, art and architecture. The history emphasises the political, cultural and artistic accomplishments of the Ottomans in the post-classical period, thus challenging traditional notions that this was a period of stagnation.

    • Comprehensive and engaging history of the later Ottoman empire written by scholars from around the world
    • Volume 3 of a four-volume history, which encompasses the history of Turkey from its Byzantine beginnings to the present day
    • Emphasises the artistic and cultural achievements of the Ottomans in a challenge to the traditonal notion that the eighteenth century was a period of stagnation
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    "The long-overdue appearance of the Cambridge History of Turkey is testimony to the truly amazing transformation that has taken place in Ottoman historical studies in recent decades." - English Historical Review

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    • Date Published: December 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521620956
    • length: 640 pages
    • dimensions: 233 x 158 x 43 mm
    • weight: 1.182kg
    • contains: 14 b/w illus. 5 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction Suraiya Faroqhi
    2. Ecology of the Ottoman lands Wolf Hütteroth
    Part I. An Empire in Transition:
    3. Political and diplomatic developments Christoph K. Neumann
    4. Political culture and the great households Carter Findley
    5. War and peace Virginia Aksan
    6. Public finances, the role of the Ottoman centre Linda Darling
    Part II. The Centre and the Provinces:
    7. The Ottoman centre vs. provincial power holders Dina Khoury
    8. Semi-autonomous forces in the Balkans and Anatolia Fikret Adanir
    9. Semi-autonomous forces in the Arab provinces Bruce Masters
    Part III. Social, Religious and Political Groups:
    10. The Ottoman ulema Madeline Zilfi
    11. Muslim women in the early modern era Madeline Zilfi
    12. The Ottoman Jews Minna Rozen
    13. Christians in a changing world Bruce Masters
    Part IV. Making a Living:
    14. Capitulations and western trade Edhem Eldem
    15. Guildsmen and handicraft producers Suraiya Faroqhi
    16. Declines and revivals in textile production Suraiya Faroqhi
    17. Rural life Suraiya Faroqhi
    Part V. Culture and the Arts:
    18. The Ottoman musical tradition Cem Behar
    19. Arts and architecture Tülay Artan
    20. Ottoman literature Hatice Aynur
    Chronology
    Bibliography.

  • Editor

    Suraiya N. Faroqhi, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munchen
    Suraiya N. Faroqhi is Professor at the Ludwig Maximilians Universität in Munich, Federal Republic of Germany. Her most recent publications include Subjects of the Sultans, Culture and Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire (2000), and The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It (2004).

    Contributors

    Suraiya Faroqhi, Wolf Hütteroth, Christoph K. Neumann, Carter Findley, Virginia Aksan, Linda Darling, Dina Khoury, Fikret Adanir, Bruce Masters, Madeline Zilfi, Minna Rozen, Edhem Eldem, Cem Behar, Tülay Artan, Hatice Aynur

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