Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics : Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876. (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics : Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics : Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876.

Author: John Bragg
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: SOAS/Routledge studies on the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Focussing on events in the Anatolian town of Tokat during the final two decades of the great Ottoman legal and administrative reforms known as the Tanzimat (1839-76), this book applies elements of social networking theory to analyze and assess the establishment of local governments across the Middle East. The author's key finding is that the state's efforts to centralize authority succeeded only when and where  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bragg, John.
Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics : Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Bragg
ISBN: 9781317701446 1317701445
OCLC Number: 877772166
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Tokat's Tanzimat-era notables in service to the state; 2 Relations among Tokat's notables and bureaucrats; 3 The litigation tactics of notables at Tokat's şer'î court; 4 Lending in Tokat and notable social networks; 5 Patterns of investment in Tokat's land and agriculture; 6 Patterns of investment in Tokat's industry; 7 Non-Muslim leaders in Tokat; Conclusion; Appendices; Glossaries; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: SOAS/Routledge studies on the Middle East.

Abstract:

Focussing on events in the Anatolian town of Tokat during the final two decades of the great Ottoman legal and administrative reforms known as the Tanzimat (1839-76), this book applies elements of social networking theory to analyze and assess the establishment of local governments across the Middle East. The author's key finding is that the state's efforts to centralize authority succeeded only when and where locals acted as the primary agents of change. Independent notables, such as the military a'yân, demanded wealth and state offices in exchange for meting out reform measur.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.