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Author Ateş, Sabri.
Title Ottoman-Iranian Borderlands : Making a Boundary, 1843-1914.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Author Ateş, Sabri.
Subject Turkey -- Boundaries -- Iran.
Iran -- Boundaries -- Turkey.
Turkey -- Foreign relations -- Iran.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- Turkey.
Description 1 online resource (374 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration and Usage; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; The Nature of the Ottoman-Iranian Frontier; A Note on Terminology; Dividing the Umma, Defining Its Frontiers; Islamic Concepts of Frontier; Ottoman-Iranian Treaties and Frontiers; A Note on Sources and Methodology; Structure of the Book; 1 The Kurdish Frontier and Ottoman-Qajar Relations; The End of the Ancien Régime and the Rising Capacity of States at the Borderland; The Administrative Organization of Ottoman Kurdistan; Babans between the Ottomans and Qajars.
Tribes and Empires: The Case of Haydaran and Sipki The Last Ottoman-Iranian War, 1821-1822; The Erzurum Treaty of 1823; Developments Leading to the Making of the Frontier; Great Power Intervention and the Making of the Boundary; Pacification of the Borderland: The First Phase; Khan Abdal and the City of Van; The Babans, for the Last Time; The Case of the City of Van and the Mir of Bohtan; Taxes, Conscription, Retribalization: The State Is Here to Stay; 2 Laying the Ground: The Concert of Zagros; The Commissioners and Their Work; There Was a Treaty of 1639, but Where Is It?
Geopolitics and Boundary Making: The Case of Zohab/Qasr-i ShirinShatt al-Arab, Muhammarah, and the Ka'b Tribe; Imperial Decision Making; Pasture Politics: Frontiers and Tribes; Other Issues at the Conference; The Erzurum Treaty of 1847; 3 The Long Journey of the First Survey Commission; The Commissioners and Their Duties; Creating Facts on the Ground, or Dervish Pasha's Long Detour at Kotur; Finally at Work: Surveyors on the Go; Locating the Boundary of Muhammarah and Shatt al-Arab; Locating the Boundary of Zohab-Qasr-I Shirin.
Commissioners and Borderlanders: Inscribing Subjecthood on the People of the Frontier The Case of the Failis of Posht-e Kuh; Using the State to Advance Local Claims: The Case of Banu Lam; Sunnis for the Caliph: Claiming the Lands in the Name of Defunct Kurdish Dynasts; To Which Pasture the Nomads Belong, and to Which Country the Pasture?; Limits of Sectarianism: Ottoman Efforts to Lure the Sunnis; The End of the Survey; 4 The Borderland between the Crimean War and the Berlin Congress; The Crimean War and the Northern Borderland; The Crimean War and Ottoman-Iranian Relations.
The Locals and the Localities: How to Control, Whom to StopForming a New Commission, Teaching the Borderlanders a Lesson; Bringing the State into Local Disputes; New Actors and Notions: Migration as Asylum; The Commission of 1874; The Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878 and the Transformation of Borderland Identities; The End of the War: Kotur and Minor Moving into Major; 5 Sunnis for the Sultan: The Ottoman Occupation of Northwestern Iran, 1905-1912; Justifying the Integration; The Case of the Bilbas and the Beginning of the Ottoman Occupation.
Note A Kurdish Tribe, an American Missionary, and the Dekhalet Petitions.
Summary Examines the making of the present day Iranian, Iraqi and Turkish boundary, shedding new light on some of the most contentious issues of today.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781107247895
1107247896
9781107250383 (electronic bk.)
1107250382 (electronic bk.)
1139522493 (electronic bk.)
9781139522496 (electronic bk.)
1306211662
9781306211666
9781107033658
1107033659
9781107545779 (paperback)
1107545773
OCLC # 865329761
Additional Format Print version: Ates, Sabri. Ottoman-Iranian Borderlands : Making a Boundary, 1843-1914. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2013 9781107033658.


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