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Natural disasters in the Ottoman Empire : plague, famine, and other misfortunes

Author: Yaron Ayalon
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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"This book explores the history of natural disasters in the Ottoman Empire and the responses to them on the state, communal, and individual levels. Yaron Ayalon argues that religious boundaries between Muslims and non-Muslims were far less significant in Ottoman society than commonly believed. Furthermore, the emphasis on Islamic principles and the presence of Islamic symbols in the public domain were measures the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ayalon, Yaron, 1977-
Natural disasters in the Ottoman Empire
(DLC) 2014027839
(OCoLC)883836491
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yaron Ayalon
ISBN: 9781139680943 1139680943 9781316204542 1316204545 9781316208199 1316208192
OCLC Number: 898138705
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. The black death and the rise of the Ottomans; 2. Natural disasters and the Ottoman state; 3. Natural disasters and Ottoman communities; 4. Individuals face disasters; 5. Natural disasters at the end of empire; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Yaron Ayalon.

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