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The second Ottoman Empire : political and social transformation in the early modern world

Author: Baki Tezcan
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This book proposes a radical approach to history of the late Ottoman Empire. Baki Tezcan constructs a new framework by foregrounding the proto-democratization of the Ottoman polity in this era, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Osman, Sultan of the Turks; Osman, sultan des Turcs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Baki Tezcan
ISBN: 9780521519496 0521519497 9781107411449 1107411440
OCLC Number: 883292179
Notes: Publié à l'origine en 2010.
Description: xviii, 284 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Ottoman political history in the early modern period --
One market, one money, one law : the making of an imperial market society and a law that applies to all --
The question of succession : bringing the dynasty under legal supervision --
The court strikes back : the making of Ottoman absolutism --
A new empire for a second Osman : Osman II in power (1618-1622). The absolutist dispensation overturned : a regicide --
The second empire goes public : the age of the Janissaries --
Conclusion: Early modernity and the Ottoman decline.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
Responsibility: Baki Tezcan.

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'This book is one of the most important to be published in Ottoman history for at least a decade, and engagement with its arguments will surely shape the field for many years to come. As with any Read more...

 
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