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Title Living in the Ottoman realm : empire and identity, 13th to 20th centuries / edited by Christine Isom-Verhaaren and Kent F. Schull.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]

Subject Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Cultural pluralism -- Turkey -- History.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Turkey -- History.
Identity (Psychology) -- Turkey -- History.
Group identity -- Turkey -- History.
Ethnicity -- Turkey -- History.
Community life -- Turkey -- History.
Social change -- Turkey -- History.
Turkey -- Social conditions -- 1288-1918.
Turkey -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Alt Name Isom-Verhaaren, Christine,
Schull, Kent F.,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 367 pages)
Summary "Living in the Ottoman Realm brings the Ottoman Empire to life in all of its ethnic, religious, linguistic, and geographic diversity. The contributors explore the development and transformation of identity over the long span of the empire's existence. They offer engaging accounts of individuals, groups, and communities by drawing on a rich array of primary sources, some available in English translation for the first time. These materials are examined with new methodological approaches to gain a deeper understanding of what it meant to be Ottoman. Designed for use as a course text, each chapter includes study questions and suggestions for further reading"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Dealing with identity in the Ottoman Empire / Christine Isom-Verhaaren and Kent F. Schull -- Part I. 13th through 15th centuries -- Emergence and expansion : from frontier Beylik to cosmopolitan empire -- The giving divide : food gifts and social identity in late medieval Anatolia / Nicolas Trepanier -- Changing perceptions along the frontiers : the moving frontier with rum in late medieval Anatolian frontier narratives / Zeynep Aydogan -- The Genoese of Pera in the fifteenth century : Draperio and Spinola families / F. Ozden Mercan -- From Byzantine aristocracy to Ottoman ruling elite : Mahmud Pasha Angelovic and his Christian circle, 1458-1474 / Theoharis Stavrides -- Interpreting Ottoman identity with the historian Nesri Murat Cem Menguc -- A shaykh, a prince, and a sack of corn : an Anatolian Sufi becomes Ottoman / Hasan Karatas -- Part II. 15th through 17th centuries -- Expansion and cultural splendor : the creation of a Sunni Islamic empire -- Ibn-i Kemal's confessionalism and the construction of an Ottoman Islam / Nabil Al-Tikriti -- Becoming Ottoman in sixteenth-century Aintab / Leslie Peirce -- Making Jerusalem Ottoman / Amy Singer -- Ibrahim ibn Khidr al-Qaramani : a merchant and urban notable of early Ottoman Aleppo / Charles Wilkins -- Mihrimah Sultan : a princess constructs Ottoman dynastic identity / Christine -- Isom-Verhaaren -- Part III. 17th through 18th centuries -- Upheaval and transformation : from conquest to administrative state -- The Sultan's advisors and their opinions on the identity of the Ottoman elite, 1580-1653 / Linda T. Darling -- Fleeing "the vomit of infidelity" : borders, conversion, and Muslim women's agency / Eric Dursteler -- Policing morality : crossing gender and communal boundaries in an age of political crisis and religious controversy / Fariba Zarinebaf -- Leaving France, "turning Turk," becoming Ottoman : the transformation of Comte Claude-Alexandre de Bonneval into Humbaraci Ahmed Pasha / Julia Landweber -- Out of Africa, into the palace : the Ottoman chief harem eunuch / Jane Hathaway -- The province goes to the center : the case of Hadjiyorgakis Kornesios, Dragoman of Cyprus / Antonis Hadjikyriacou -- Part IV. 19th through 20th centuries -- Modernity, mass politics, and nationalism : from empire to nation-state -- Ruler visibility, modernity, and ethnonationalism in the late Ottoman Empire / Darin N. Stephanov -- Muslims' contributions to science and Ottoman identity / M. Alper Yalcinkaya -- Migrants, revolutionaries, and spies : surveillance, politics, and Ottoman identity in the United States / David Gutman -- A Cappadocian in Athens, an Athenian in Smyrna, and a Parliamentarian in Istanbul : the multiple personae and loyalties of Pavlos Carolidis / Vangelis Kechriotis -- Zionism in the era of Ottoman brotherhood / Michelle U. Campos -- Connections and questions to consider.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 24, 2016).
ISBN 9780253019486 (electronic book)
0253019486 (electronic book)
9780253019301 (hardcover alkaline paper)
OCLC # 941140278
Additional Format Print version: Living in the Ottoman realm. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016 9780253019301 (DLC) 2016008081 (OCoLC)940957809

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