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Between two worlds : the construction of the Ottoman state

Author: Cemal Kafadar
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. printView all editions and formats

This volume looks at the rise of the Ottoman Empire - the longest-lived political entity in human history - showing the transformation of a tiny frontier enterprise into a centralized imperial state  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cemal Kafadar
ISBN: 0520206002 9780520206007
OCLC Number: 55849447
Description: xx, 221 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: PREFACE CHRONOLOGY Introduction Background and Overview Identity and Influence in the History of Nations The Moderns The Rise of the Ottoman State in Modern Historiography The Wittek Thesis and Its Critics 2 The Sources Gaza and Gazis in the Frontier Narratives of Medieval Anatolia The Chronicles of the House of Osman and Their Flavor: Onion or Garlic? 3 The Ottomans: The Construction of the Ottoman State Strategizing for Alliances and Conflicts: The Early Beglik Into the Limelight and the Rise of Tensions Epilogue: The Creation of an Imperial Political Technology and Ideology LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS NOTES SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX
Responsibility: Cemal Kafadar.
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