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Becoming Ottomans : Sephardi Jews and imperial citizenship in the modern era

Author: Julia Phillips Cohen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2017. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Becoming Ottomans is the first book to tell the story of Jewish political integration into a modern Islamic empire. It follows the efforts of Sephardi Jews from Salonica to Izmir to Istanbul to become citizens of their state during the final half century of the Ottoman Empire's existence.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Phillips Cohen
ISBN: 9780190610708 0190610700 9780199340408 0199340404
OCLC Number: 974506209
Awards: Winner of Winner of the National Jewish Book Award in Writing Based on Archival Material Winner of the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award of the Association for Jewish Studies Winner of the Barbara Jelavich Book Prize of the Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in Sephardic Culture Honorable Mention, Salo W. Baron Prize of the American Academy for Jewish Research Honourable Mention, British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies.
Description: xxi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Becoming a model Millet --
Lessons in imperial citizenship --
On the streets and in the synagogue : celebrating 1892 as Ottomans --
Battling neighbors : imperial allegiance and politicized violence --
Contest and conflict : Jewish Ottomanism in a constitutional regime --
Conclusion: Imperial citizens beyond the empire.
Other Titles: Shephardi Jews and imperial citizenship in the modern era
Responsibility: Julia Phillips Cohen.

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Becoming Ottomans enhances our perspective * Cihangir Gundogdu, OTTOMAN STUDIES * If Ottoman historians, Middle Eastern historians, and historians of modern Jewry agree on one thing, it is that Read more...

 
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