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Prisons in the late Ottoman Empire : microcosms of modernity

Author: Kent F Schull
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, cop. 2014.
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La 4e de couverture indique : "Contrary to the stereotypically images of torture, narcotics and brutal sexual behaviour traditionally associated with Ottoman (or "Turkish") prisons, Kent F. Schull argues that these places were sites of immense reform and contestation during the 19th century. He shows that they were key components for Ottoman nation-state construction and acted as 'microcosms of modernity' for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kent F Schull
ISBN: 9780748641734 0748641734
OCLC Number: 894896862
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-226 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kent F. Schull.
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