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Frontiers of Ottoman Studies Vol 1 Colin Imber

Frontiers of Ottoman Studies Vol 1

Colin Imber

Published May 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781282751101
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304 pages
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 About the Book 

Frontiers of Ottoman Studies provides a comprehensive overview of the surge in research into Ottoman history and culture over the past two decades. The first volume reflects the growing interest in the provinces, communities and cultures outside the imperial capital of Istanbul and covers four major areas: politics and Islam- economy and taxation- development of Ottoman towns and Arab and Jewish communities. Chapters on Ottoman legal and fiscal institutions provide a fascinating insight into the Ottoman governments interaction with the Empires subjects, while reviews of Egypt and the Arab provinces emphasize the stirrings of Arab nationalism in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries that ultimately contributed to the demise of the Empire.